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medina

1

[ muh-dee-nuh ]

noun

  1. the old Arab quarter of a North African city.


Medina

2

[ muh-dee-nuh muh-dahy-nuh ]

noun

  1. a city in W Saudi Arabia, where Muhammad was first accepted as the supreme Prophet from Allah and where his tomb is located.
  2. a town in N Ohio.

Medina

1

/ mɛˈdiːnə /

noun

  1. a city in W Saudi Arabia: the second most holy city of Islam (after Mecca), with the tomb of Mohammed; university (1960). Pop: 1 044 000 (2005 est) Arabic nameAl Madinah Ancient Arabic nameYathrib


medina

2

/ mɛˈdiːnə /

noun

  1. See kasbah
    sometimes capital the ancient quarter of any of various North African cities Compare kasbah

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Word History and Origins

Origin of medina1

First recorded in 1905–10, medina is from the Arabic word madīna city

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Word History and Origins

Origin of medina1

C20: Arabic, literally: town

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Example Sentences

Dream Shake and Roman Centurion were beaten by Medina Spirit in the San Felipe Stakes.

As part of an ongoing lawsuit brought by Medina, a Manhattan federal judge, Alison Nathan, ruled that Monahan and then-Police Commissioner James O’Neill could be held liable for Nunez’s conduct.

After Medina walked away, declining to show identification, Nunez pressed him against a vehicle and told him to put his hands behind his back.

Medina said he had none, then kept arguing with the officer about whether the summons was necessary.

Kelly Reynolds, a spokeswoman for Medina, said they feel confident the bill will pass.

Last August, a small-time classic rock cover band performed at a bar called 69 Taps in Medina, outside Cleveland.

The thing is, the Zionist generation of partition was right: Kama Medina Ivrit.

Once they begin, they could snowball and reach the major cities of the Hejaz, including Jeddah, Mecca, Taif, and Medina.

Irma Lidia Medina, mother of Chenga and Gonzalo, accused of being the head of everything, owned the bordellos.

Even the Holy Prophet talked to and had ceasefires with his enemies at Mecca and Medina.

Now with the same wind, the 12th of July, the duke of Medina with his fleet departed from the Groin.

The same may be said with respect to Medina, and I suspect that the towns of Yemen are generally poor in architectural remains.

The fragments of the idol were distributed to Gazna, Mecca, and Medina.

Certainly, soon after he was established at Medina, a great change took place in his mode of propagating his doctrines.

He concluded to fly to Medina, where there were Jews, and some nominal converts to Christianity,--a new ground.

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