[ mag-duh-luh ]

  1. an ancient town in Palestine, W of the Sea of Galilee: supposed home of Mary Magdalene.

Words Nearby Magdala Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Magdala in a sentence

  • Mary of Magdala had been, according to the parlance of the age, possessed with seven devils.

    The Apostles | Ernest Renan
  • But when Mary Magdala arrived on the Sunday morning, the stone was not in its place.

    The Apostles | Ernest Renan
  • The glory of the resurrection belongs, then, to Mary of Magdala.

    The Apostles | Ernest Renan
  • Where is the sage who has given to the world as much joy as the possessed Mary of Magdala?

    The Apostles | Ernest Renan
  • Magdala is on the west shore of the lake near the middle, now called Midgel, and is a poor village without beauty or cleanliness.