[me-th e-yeen]


a city in W Colombia. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • A cloud of dust was visible at the débouchement of the Medellin road.

    The Rifle Rangers

    Captain Mayne Reid

  • Here he assumed an incognito, and proceeded on foot fifteen miles to Medellin.

    Hernando Cortez

    John S. C. Abbott

  • To hold the district he founded the towns of Medellin and Espritu Santo.

  • Leaving at eight o'clock in the morning we were at Medellin in an hour.

  • By him, the padre was located at Medellin, a few miles from Vera Cruz itself.

British Dictionary definitions for medellin



a city in W Colombia, at an altitude of 1554 m (5100 ft): the second largest city in the country, with three universities; important coffee centre, with large textile mills; dominated by drug cartels in recent years. Pop: 3 236 000 (2005 est)
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