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  1. the ancient Arabic name for Medina
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Examples from the Web for yathrib

Historical Examples of yathrib

  • He encamped near Yathrib, and invited the Jewish chiefs to visit him.

    History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)

    Heinrich Graetz

  • In Yathrib the faith of Mohammed spread quickly and he received attention and reverence wherever he went.

  • The new converts were told to carry on secret propaganda in Yathrib with this end in view.

  • Hardly, however, had he proceeded further, when he received the sad intelligence that the people of Yathrib had killed his son.

  • In consequence of another war between the same tribes, the Jews again rose to importance in Yathrib.