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Me·di·na

 (mĭ-dē′nə)
A city of western Saudi Arabia north of Mecca. The Mosque of the Prophet, containing Muhammad's tomb, is a holy site for Muslim pilgrims.

me·di·na

 (mĭ-dē′nə)
n.
The old section of an Arab city in North Africa.

[Arabic madīna, city, from Aramaic mədintā, mədinā, jurisdiction, district, from dān, to judge, administer; see dyn in Semitic roots.]

medina

(mɛˈdiːnə)
n
(Human Geography) (sometimes capital) the ancient quarter of any of various North African cities. Compare kasbah
[C20: Arabic, literally: town]

Medina

(mɛˈdiːnə)
n
(Placename) a city in W Saudi Arabia: the second most holy city of Islam (after Mecca), with the tomb of Mohammed; university (1960). Pop: 1 044 000 (2005 est). Arabic name: Al Madinah Ancient Arabic name: Yathrib

me•di•na

(məˈdi nə)

n., pl. -nas.
the old native residential district of a North African city.
[1905–10; < Arabic madīna city]

Me•di•na

(məˈdi nə)

n.
a city in W Saudi Arabia, where Muhammad was first accepted as the Prophet and where his tomb is located. 198,196.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.medina - a city in western Saudi ArabiaMedina - a city in western Saudi Arabia; site of the tomb of Muhammad; the second most holy city of Islam
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
Hedjaz, Hejaz, Hijaz - a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
2.medina - the ancient quarter of many cities in northern Africamedina - the ancient quarter of many cities in northern Africa
quarter - a district of a city having some distinguishing character; "the Latin Quarter"
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