- an ancient town in Palestine, W of the Sea of Galilee: supposed home of Mary Magdalene.
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At length, on the 12th of March, the march to Magdala really commenced.Our Soldiers
Anotolo may be said to be half-way between Zulla and Magdala.The Three Admirals
Mary of Magdala had been, according to the parlance of the age, possessed with seven devils.
The glory of the resurrection belongs, then, to Mary of Magdala.
Where is the sage who has given to the world as much joy as the possessed Mary of Magdala?