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Medellín

[ me-the-yeen ]
/ mɛ ðɛˈyin /
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noun
a city in W Colombia.
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Medellín
/ (Spanish meðeˈʎin) /

noun
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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