[muhd-yuh-pruh-deysh, prah-desh] /ˈmʌd yə prəˈdeɪʃ, ˈprɑ dɛʃ/
a state in central India. 171,201 sq. mi. (443,411 sq. km).
a state of central India, situated on the Deccan Plateau: rich in mineral resources, with several industrial cities: formerly the largest Indian state, it lost much of the SE to the new state of Chhattisgarh in 2000. Capital: Bhopal. Pop: 60 385 118 (2001). Area: 308 332 sq km (119 016 sq miles)
[mahd-yuh-mi-kuh] /mɑdˈyʌ mɪ kə/ noun, Buddhism. 1. a school of philosophy, of a.d. c200, that attempted a reconciliation with Hinayana from a Mahayana position.
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[mey-dee-uh n] /ˈmeɪ di ən/ noun, Douay Bible. 1. .
/məˈdiːbə/ noun 1. (South African) a title of respect for Nelson Mandela, deriving from his Xhosa clan name