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Me·di·na

 (mĭ-dē′nə)
A city of western Saudi Arabia north of Mecca. The Mosque of the Prophet, containing Muhammad's tomb, is a holy site for Muslim pilgrims.

me·di·na

 (mĭ-dē′nə)
n.
The old section of an Arab city in North Africa.

[Arabic madīna, city, from Aramaic mədintā, mədinā, jurisdiction, district, from dān, to judge, administer; see dyn in Semitic roots.]

medina

(mɛˈdiːnə)
n
(Human Geography) (sometimes capital) the ancient quarter of any of various North African cities. Compare kasbah
[C20: Arabic, literally: town]

Medina

(mɛˈdiːnə)
n
(Placename) 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 name: Al Madinah Ancient Arabic name: Yathrib

me•di•na

(məˈdi nə)

n., pl. -nas.
the old native residential district of a North African city.
[1905–10; < Arabic madīna city]

Me•di•na

(məˈdi nə)

n.
a city in W Saudi Arabia, where Muhammad was first accepted as the Prophet and where his tomb is located. 198,196.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.medina - a city in western Saudi ArabiaMedina - a city in western Saudi Arabia; site of the tomb of Muhammad; the second most holy city of Islam
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
Hedjaz, Hejaz, Hijaz - a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
2.medina - the ancient quarter of many cities in northern Africamedina - the ancient quarter of many cities in northern Africa
quarter - a district of a city having some distinguishing character; "the Latin Quarter"
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He is a wonder," they declared after Joe's team had whipped the team from Medina County.
Sailing ninety leagues farther, you see the noted port of Jodda, where the pilgrims that go to Mecca and Medina unlade those rich presents which the zeal of different princes is every day accumulating at the tomb of Mahomet.
There was an invitation given by a gentleman of my town, a very rich one, and one of quality, for he was one of the Alamos of Medina del Campo, and married to Dona Mencia de Quinones, the daughter of Don Alonso de Maranon, Knight of the Order of Santiago, that was drowned at the Herradura- him there was that quarrel about years ago in our village, that my master Don Quixote was mixed up in, to the best of my belief, that Tomasillo the scapegrace, the son of Balbastro the smith, was wounded in.
Sometimes I think of the far East, and keep rolling the names of Eastern cities under my tongue: Damascus and Bagdad, Medina and Mecca.
In 1857 he worked up farther to the northward, and invested the fortification of Medina, built by the French on the bank of the river.
Major organization : ALCALDEiA DEL AYUNTAMIENTO DE MEDINA DEL CAMPO
Pena Nieto's decision to submit Medina Mora's name as the next SCJN justice came under intense criticism from legal experts and journalists, who pointed out that the nominee had not served a single day on the bench at any level of the judicial system (SourceMex, March 4, 2015).
Medina, fearing for his safety, locked himself in his bedroom with his girlfriend.
To date, Medina Capital has made six investments in the areas of cybersecurity and big data.
I spread them all on the floor and took them all," Medina, now 48, recalled earlier this week from her current residence, a loft studio apartment in southwest Eugene.
Irene Medina, of The Medina Real Estate Group, CDPE - Certified Distressed Property Expert, says, “If you are still underwater in your mortgage and need to short sale your property, please, please beware of investment clubs that promise to connect your with short sale expert investors that can save you from foreclosure.
Medina, 49, of Medina's Driver Training, Stokesley, qualified as an instructor in November last year.