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 (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.


(Spanish meðeˈʎin)
(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)


(ˌmɛd lˈin, ˌmeɪ dəˈyin)

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