the old native quarter of a N African city
Origin of medinanative term in northern Africa, origin, originally literally , city ; from Arabic medinat, city
city in NW Saudi Arabia: site of Muhammad's tomb & hence a holy city of Islam
The old section of an Arab city in North Africa.
Origin of medinaArabic mad&imacron;na, city, from Aramaic m&schwa;dinta, m&schwa;dina, jurisdiction, district, from dan, to judge, administer; see dyn in Semitic roots.
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.
- The traditional, old or non-European area of a North African town.
- Although Hicham usually worked in the new town, he still lived in the medina.
From Arabic Ù…Ø¯ÙŠÙ†Ø© (madÄ«na, “town")
From Arabic Ø§Ù„Ù…Ø¯ÙŠÙ†Ø© Ø§Ù„Ù…Ù†ÙˆØ±Ø© (al-madÄ«nat al-munÃ¡wwara, “the enlightened city").