MEDINA


MEDINA
   the "city of the PROPHET" where MUHAMMAD found refuge after being driven out of MECCA in 622 A.D. After he conquered Mecca he retained Medina as his capital. Although not part of prescribed PILGRIMAGE, it is frequently visited by pilgrims who visit Muhammad's tomb. It is the second most HOLY city in ISLAM.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • médina — [ medina ] n. f. • 1732; ar. madina « ville » ♦ Partie musulmane d une ville (opposé à ville européenne) en Afrique du Nord (spécialement au Maroc). Les souks des médinas. ● médina nom féminin (arabe madīna) Dans les pays arabes, et surtout au… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • MEDINA — (Ar. Madīna; ancient name, Yathrib), city in fertile valley of the hejaz in northern arabia . Along with tayma and khaybar , Medina was a leading Jewish community in ancient Arabia. Prior to the expulsion of most of Medina Jewry by muhammad… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Médina — (Алош,Франция) Категория отеля: Адрес: 14 Grand Rue, 13190 Алош, Франция О …   Каталог отелей

  • Medina, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 4005 Housing Units (2000): 1337 Land area (2000): 25.565822 sq. miles (66.215172 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.331567 sq. miles (3.448743 sq. km) Total area (2000): 26.897389 sq. miles (69.663915 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Medina, ND — U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 335 Housing Units (2000): 209 Land area (2000): 1.011044 sq. miles (2.618591 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010997 sq. miles (0.028482 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.022041 sq. miles (2.647073 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Medina, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 6415 Housing Units (2000): 2796 Land area (2000): 3.269375 sq. miles (8.467642 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.079861 sq. miles (0.206839 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.349236 sq. miles (8.674481 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Medina, OH — U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 25139 Housing Units (2000): 9924 Land area (2000): 11.126523 sq. miles (28.817561 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.193655 sq. miles (0.501563 sq. km) Total area (2000): 11.320178 sq. miles (29.319124 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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