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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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SPA) MADINAH: The visit of King Salman to the Madinah region carries wide prospects for the future of the city of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
During the visit, they watched replicas of Prophet's Holy Mosque expansion project, the central region, immigration house project being currently implemented, and Madinah Metro project, in addition to the most prominent health medical facilities as the Medical City and Madinah's huge gates project; and they listened to a detailed explanation of the contents of the exhibition of major development projects established to serve the citizens of the city of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and its visitors.
I am writing to you from Nineveh, the city of the prophet Jonah.
Go', said: 'We are proud of the arrival of broadband Internet service from (Go) to Al-Madinah Al-Munawara, to serve the people in the City of Light, the city of the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him), This step is an important milestone in the second phase of WiMAX network expansion for (Go), as we launch this service with full understanding of importance and uniqueness and spirituality of Al- Madinah, where the Prophet's Mosque, who Muslims come throughout the year, and the necessity to provide a solid network and consistent service for high quality broadband Internet, through the use 4th Generation technologies.
GO", said: "we are proud of the arrival of broadband Internet service from (GO) to Al-Medina Al-Munawara, to serve the people in the City of Light, the city of the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) , This step is an important milestone in the second phase of WiMAX network expansion for (GO), as we launch this service with full understanding of importance and uniqueness and spirituality of Al-Medina, where the Prophet's Mosque, who Muslims come throughout the year, and the necessity to provide a solid network and consistent service for high quality broadband Internet, through the use 4th Generation technologies"