Medellín


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Me·del·lín

 (mĕd′l-ēn′, mĕ′dĕ-yēn′)
A city of northwest Colombia northwest of Bogotá. A commercial center in a coffee-growing and mining region, Medellín became known in the late 1900s as a center of drug trafficking.
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Medellín

(Spanish meðeˈʎin)
n
(Placename) a city in W Colombia, at an altitude of 1554 m (5100 ft): the second largest city in the country, with three universities; important coffee centre, with large textile mills; dominated by drug cartels in recent years. Pop: 3 236 000 (2005 est)
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Me•del•lín

(ˌmɛd lˈin, ˌmeɪ dəˈyin)

n.
a city in W Colombia. 1,621,356.
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Noun1.Medellin - city in western ColombiaMedellin - city in western Colombia; important coffee center
Colombia, Republic of Colombia - a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language
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Anales III Simposio de Búfalos de las Américas y II Europeo-Americano, Medellín (Colombia), p.