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A city of Indonesia on northern Sumatra north-northwest of Padang. It is a shipping and trade center.


(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)



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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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.
SGSs agriculture and food laboratory at Medan, Indonesia has been approved as an analyst member of The Grain and Feed Trade Association (Gafta).
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.
Even the remote locations in Surabaya and Medan, Indonesia, can take advantage of these services.
The domestic terminal at Polonia Airport, Medan, Indonesia, was destroyed in a fire on December 1, 2007.
Coadjutor Archbishop Anicetus Sinaga of Medan, Indonesia, said local church relief and rehabilitation efforts received $2.
In Medan, Indonesia, about 300 km east of the quake's epicenter, the ground surged westward 14 cm in the 15 minutes or so after the quake began, says Jeffrey T.
A 747-400 departed from Beijing Capital Airport today (14 January) for Medan, Indonesia, set to continue to Colombo, Sri Lanka.
A Garuda Indonesian Airways A300B4 ploughed into mountains near Medan, Indonesia, during its final approach in September 1997, killing all 12 crew and 222 passengers on board.
As a lawyer for the Legal Aid Foundation in Medan, Indonesia, Hamzah had not received many opportunities to witness democracy in action in his homeland.