medina

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noun me·di·na \mə-ˈdē-nə\

Definition of medina

  1. :  the non-European part of a northern African city

Origin and Etymology of medina

Arabic madīna city


First Known Use: 1906


Medina

geographical name Me·di·na

Definition of Medina

  1. 1\mə-ˈdē-nə\play or Arabic Al Madīnah \ˌäl-mä-ˈdē-nə\play city in western Saudi Arabia population 1,100,000 — see also 2medinese Medina is the second most important holy city of Islam.

  2. 2\mə-ˈdī-nə\play city in northern Ohio west-northwest of Akron population 26,678


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Medina

geographical name Me·di·na

Definition of Medina for English Language Learners

  • : city in Saudi Arabia


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