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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.
Louis High School Choir (Surabaya, Indonesia) represent the SICF while Paduan Suara Mahasiswa Universitas Padjadjaran (Bandung, Indonesia) and e Deum Voice (Medan, Indonesia) represent the BICF.
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This picture taken on October 21, 2017, shows crocodiles at the Asam Kumbang Crocodile Park in Medan, Indonesia. In Sorong, an angry mob slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles in another crocodile farm after a local man was killed by one of the reptiles, authorities said Monday, July 16, 2018.
As Wilson says,"It's hard to know if the perpetrators are thinking strategically or whether it's simply driven by an ideological hatred." (Aisyah Llewellyn is a British freelance writer based in Medan, Indonesia. She is a former diplomat and writes about Indonesian politics, culture, travel, and food.)
'It's a hundred percent that we will win [the tournament],' predicts Baguio, a member of the 2009 Seaba team that qualified in Medan, Indonesia, before playing in the Asian Championship in Tianjin, China.
ABOVE: Ashes Walk, by Roni Bintang, Medan, Indonesia. Children walk home from school among fields covered by ash following an eruption of Mount Sinabung, a stratovolcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
Medan, Indonesia, Sept 26, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Beverage company Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia unveils the instalment of new multi-beverage blowfill line and a 11,000 sqm Regional Distribution Centre in their Medan plant today, adding USD 30 million investment into its Sumatera operations.
MEDAN, Indonesia, Dhu-AlQa'dah 11, 1434, Sep 17, 2013, SPA -- A volcano in western Indonesia has erupted for the second time this week, forcing some villagers who were just returning home to flee the mountain again.