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mai·dan

 (mī′dän′)
n.
An open space in a South Asian town.

[Hindi and Urdu maidān from Persian maydān, city square, open place from Arabic, city square, open space, racetrack, combat area from māda, to be moved, sway; see myd in Semitic roots.]

maidan

(mæˈdɑːn)
n
(Human Geography) (in Pakistan, India, etc) an open space used for meetings, sports, etc
[Urdu, from Arabic]
Translations

maidan

n (India) → (Markt)platz m, → Esplanade f
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Location: Office of the pune cantonment board golibar maidan
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TRINAMOOL Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee struck a brave face on Friday after Anna Hazare's no- show at the Ramlila Maidan, saying that she had the ability to stage a rally alone.