Answer: the city which Muhammed had to flee to when the Meccans wanted to kill him
Word Origin Arabic literally 'town'.
Scrabble Points: 9
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Medina is a desert oasis surrounded by the Hejaz Mountains and volcanic hills. The soil surrounding Medina consists of mostly basalt while the hills especially noticeable to the south of the city are volcanic ash which dates to the first geological period of the Paleozoic Era.
Medina definition is - the non-European part of a northern African city.
Medina city in the Hejaz region of western Saudi Arabia. It is the second holiest city in Islam. In 622 Muhammad arrived in the city then known as Yathrib after fleeing Mecca in an event known as the hijrah (emigration). It was in Medina that he established the Muslim community and where his body is entombed.
The City of Medina offers a wide selection of recreational opportunities and currently has 800 acres developed for park use at 12 different sites. A strong youth sports program utilizes the park fields and the Medina Community Recreation Center through the year. ...