Definition of medina
: the non-European part of a northern African city
Recent Examples of medina from the Web
Breakfast is served on the terrace, which faces the medina’s rooftops and the Strait of Gibraltar.
Shopping in the MedinaSet aside at least a day to explore the stalls of new and antique wares in the medina.
Their previous houses in Marrakech—the first improbably located inside a mosque in the medina, the second a small bungalow in Gueliz—were done in black and white and quieter shades.
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Origin and Etymology of medina
Arabic madīna city
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
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Definition of Medina for English Language Learners
: city in Saudi Arabia
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