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[mag-duh-luh] /ˈmæg də lə/
an ancient town in Palestine, W of the Sea of Galilee: supposed home of Mary Magdalene. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Where is the sage who has given to the world as much joy as the possessed Mary of Magdala?

    The Apostles Ernest Renan
  • At length, on the 12th of March, the march to Magdala really commenced.

    Our Soldiers W.H.G. Kingston
  • There a large number of Abyssinians, coming straight down from Magdala, fell upon the baggage train.

    Our Sailors W.H.G. Kingston
  • Anotolo may be said to be half-way between Zulla and Magdala.

    The Three Admirals W.H.G. Kingston
  • The glory of the resurrection belongs, then, to Mary of Magdala.

    The Apostles Ernest Renan
  • The Magdala group is unconformable to that of Ashangi in some places.

  • Magdalen, his wife's sister, the fallen woman of Magdala, lived with them since she had been obliged to part from the Master.

    I.N.R.I. Peter Rosegger
  • "We've come from Magdala to-day," replied Simon, the fisherman.

    I.N.R.I. Peter Rosegger
  • The war ended in the conquest of Magdala and the death of Theodore.

  • Round Magdala, situated itself on a high rock, rose numerous peaks and saddles above the large plateau on which it stands.

    Our Soldiers W.H.G. Kingston

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