Maidan definition

mīdän
An open space in a South Asian town.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
maidan
Plural:
maidans

Origin of maidan

  • Hindi Urdu maidān from Persian maydān city square, open place from Arabic city square, open space, racetrack, combat area from māda to be moved, sway myd in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition