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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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The other main Eid Jamaats will be held at different venues including Andarkillah Shahi Jame Mosque, Laldighi Maidan, Parade ground, Pologround Maidan, Shah Amanat Shah (R) Dargah Maidan, Port Colony Jam-e-Mosque, Metropolitan Police line Maidan, Agrabad Jamboree field, Baizeed Bostami (R) Dargah maidan at the same time.
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Ministry of Education Maidan Wardak: Electoral testimony was given to the graduates of the first grade for the first time by the Education Department of Maidan Wardak province.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Mar 10 (ANI): Tibetan Youth Congress activists on Sunday held a peace march from Delhi's Ramlila Maidan to Jantar Mantar to mark the 60th Tibetan Uprising Day, demanding freedom from the communist Chinese government.
The commandant also removed last barrel on Maidan Kumbar road.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Taliban killed more than 100 members of the Afghan security forces inside a military compound in central Maidan Wardak province on Monday, a senior defense official stated.
On entering the gate and a few dozen meters down 'Bazaar Hakiman', we could turn right into 'Jandi Gali', walk past the 'chota maidan' flanked on the left by houses and on the right a 'bara', populated by a number of buffaloes.
KABUL -- The newly-appointed mayor of Maidan Shahr city, the provincial capital of Maidan Wardak province, has been barred from assuming office.
ISLAMABAD -- The five youth on Sunday were injured in an explosion in the picturesque Tosa Maidan meadow in Gadgam district.
Sources said a police team was on its way to carry out an investigation of the killing of a village defence council member when their vehicle was targeted in the Maidan area of Lower Dir.
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