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A city of Indonesia on northern Sumatra north-northwest of Padang. It is a shipping and trade center.
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(Placename) a city in Indonesia, in NE Sumatra: seat of the University of North Sumatra (1952) and the Indonesian Islam University (1952). Pop: 1 904 273 (2000)
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a city in NE Sumatra, in W Indonesia. 1,730,752.
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Noun1.Medan - a city in IndonesiaMedan - a city in Indonesia; located in northeastern Sumatra
Sumatra - a mountainous island in western Indonesia
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Southwest District police chief Supt A.A Anbalagan said the 38-year-old woman was arrested at the airport when she arrived from Medan, Indonesia at 9.10 pm.
The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan is the upcoming offering from Supermassive Games, creators of 2015's cinematic horror hit Until Dawn.
Local TV showed plumes of black smoke billowing from the building in the town of Binjai in North Sumatra province, about 70km west of provincial capital Medan. The cause of the fire was unclear, North Sumatra police spokesman MP Nainggolan said.
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Jeddah, Safar 23, 1440, Nov 1, 2018, SPA -- Saudi Arabian airlines (SAUDIA) today launched a new Asiain passenger route to each of the Indonesian cities of Surabaya in the south and Medan in the north of the country, it was announced here.
THE Department of Trade and Industry successfully co-organized the nursing education Fair on July 30 and 31 in Medan, Indonesia.
The Hong Kong-based airline has announced plans to launch non-stop flights to Davao City (Philippines) and Medan (Indonesia), from October 28 and 29 respectively.
I went to Medan in early December and for some reason what I thought was only Ucok Durian.
His overseas posts included Tokyo, Osaka, Medan and Canberra.
Plans to increase food production in Boma state, through engaging its redundant youth in agricultural activities had been marred by failure to secure the 20 tractors meant for the state population, according to the Boma state governor, Baba Medan Konyi.
The Philippines proved it remains a cut above the rest in Southeast Asia after sweeping the Seaba Under-18 Championship with an 86-49 whipping of Thailand, 86-49, in the gold medal game on Thursday in Medan, Indonesia.