Medan


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Me·dan

 (mā-dän′)
A city of Indonesia on northern Sumatra north-northwest of Padang. It is a shipping and trade center.

Medan

(ˈmɛdɑːn)
n
(Placename) a city in Indonesia, in NE Sumatra: seat of the University of North Sumatra (1952) and the Indonesian Islam University (1952). Pop: 1 904 273 (2000)

Me•dan

(mɛˈdɑn)

n.
a city in NE Sumatra, in W Indonesia. 1,730,752.
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Noun1.Medan - a city in IndonesiaMedan - a city in Indonesia; located in northeastern Sumatra
Sumatra - a mountainous island in western Indonesia
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The students from the Medan Institute of Technology are said to have been attempting to join 1,500 refugees from Aceh when they were detained by police.
He was earlier scheduled to be tried in the North Sumatra provincial capital of Medan on Feb.
Shipments of medicine and medical supplies totaling 15 tons and valued at more than USD 725,000 are scheduled to be delivered to medical facilities in Jakarta today and to hospitals in other cities including Surabaya, Cirebon, Medan and Banda Aceh as well as various orphanages in East Java over the next few days.
Indonesia is one of the largest markets for Nokia hand sets and demand for hand phones is high in the country, Nokia country General Manager Hasan Aulia said when launching Nokia 9500 Communicators in the North Sumatra capital of Medan recently.
The North Sumatra provincial airline - which launched operations on 7 October, with two daily flights between Ferdinand Lumban Tobing airport in Sibolga, Central Tapanuli, and Medan, the province's capital - was grounded after failing to form an aircraft-leasing agreement with an affiliate of Malaysian company, PT Rabin Global Air Servindo.
A jailed Acehnese activist who organized several huge protests in the restive province of Aceh is scheduled to be tried next week in the North Sumatra provincial capital of Medan on charges of instigating hatred against the Indonesian government, the activist's lawyer said Thursday.
The company currently serves more than 135,000 subscribers and the coverage includes the provinces DKI Jakarta, West Java, East Java, Central Java, and some other capital cities such as Bandung, Jogjkarta, Solo, Semarang, Surabaya, Malang, Bali, Lombok, and soon Medan.
He said PGN is still studying financing schemes for another gas pipeline project, spanning a distance of 450 Kilometers from Duri--Dumai in Riau to Medan in North Sumatra.
The carrier launched operations on 7 October, with two daily flights between Ferdinand Lumban Tobing airport in Sibolga, Central Tapanuli, to Medan, the province's capital.
A policeman found what is believed to be his body and that of Tengku Ismail Syahputra, a spokesman for the separatist Free Aceh Movement (GAM), in the village of Nagalingga, about 83 kilometers southwest of Medan, North Sumatra Province's capital.
Dave Pope, president of IAMS, said: ``The Guardian product line is seen as an ideal solution for other Indonesian air-traffic-control upgrades, such as Ujung Pandang and Medan, that are planned in the near future.
Temas Line already invested Rp8 billion in January to reach its cargo target of 32,100 TEUs in 2004 between Medan and Jakarta.