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 (mĕd′l-ēn′, mĕ′dĕ-yēn′)
A city of northwest Colombia northwest of Bogotá. A commercial center in a coffee-growing and mining region, Medellín became known in the late 1900s as a center of drug trafficking.


(Spanish meðeˈʎin)
(Placename) 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)


(ˌmɛd lˈin, ˌmeɪ dəˈyin)

a city in W Colombia. 1,621,356.
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Noun1.Medellin - city in western ColombiaMedellin - city in western Colombia; important coffee center
Colombia, Republic of Colombia - a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language
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Vineyard Church of Elgin will send a mission team of 10 adults to Medellin, Colombia, this month to minister to people ranging from the homeless community to Bible students.
Wreckage from a plane that crashed into Colombian jungle with Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, is seen near Medellin, Colombia, November 29, 2016.
The Pontiff arrived in Medellin, Colombia, yesterday to find a city transformed since his predecessor Pope John Paul II went there in 1986.
Activation Laboratories Ltd prepared and assayed the samples at their laboratory in Medellin, Colombia, revealed the company.
Summary: Bogota [Colombia], June 26 (ANI): The death toll in the incident in which a boat carrying as many as 150 tourists capsized in a reservoir near Medellin, Colombia on Sunday, has risen to nine.
The first paper of this issue bears the title "Correlational study of the factors that influence in the recommendation and loyalty of patients of aesthetic medicine, Medellin, Colombia 2014", where with a sample of 391 patients from Medellin's (Colombia) metropolitan area the authors identify the factors that influence processes of recommendation and loyalty produced within the medic-patient relationship in aesthetic medicine, and seek to find relations within these factors by using statistical methods.
30 -- Over the mountains near Medellin, Colombia, the plane carrying 81 passengers on board, among them members of a famous Brazilian football team, Chapecoense, from a scrappy industrial city in Brazi, the finalist of the Copa Sudamerican crashed around 10:15 pm local time yesterday in Cerro Gordo in the municipality of La Union, while approaching Medellin International Airport in Colombia.
Exdirectora del Fondo Editorial, Corporacion para Investigaciones Biologicas, Medellin, Colombia.
The model is to be launched in Medellin, Colombia, on Thursday and will arrive at dealerships across Latin America shortly after.
MEDELLIN, Colombia, Ramadan 12, 1437, June 17, 2016, SPA -- Colombia's leftist FARC rebel group is prepared to return to the battlefield, especially in urban areas, if peace negotiations with the government fall apart, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, according to Reuters.
Contract are awarded for Purchase of One (1) Air Tickets to Medellin, Colombia For: Miguel Angel Escobar Castillo.
A NEW- LOOK Indian men's recurve team is in the fray for a gold medal after Atanu Das, Sanjay Boro and Thupovoyi Swuro made it to the final of the Archery World Cup Stage- II in Medellin, Colombia.