[muh-dee-nuh] /məˈdi nə/
the old Arab quarter of a North African city.
[muh-dee-nuh for 1; muh-dahy-nuh for 2] /məˈdi nə for 1; məˈdaɪ nə for 2/
a city in W Saudi Arabia, where Muhammad was first accepted as the supreme Prophet from Allah and where his tomb is located.
a town in N Ohio.
(sometimes capital) the ancient quarter of any of various North African cities Compare kasbah
a city in W Saudi Arabia: the second most holy city of Islam (after Mecca), with the tomb of Mohammed; university (1960). Pop: 1 044 000 (2005 est) Arabic name Al Madinah Ancient Arabic name Yathrib
word-forming element from comb. form of Latin medius “middle” (see medial (adj.)). medio- pref. Middle: mediocarpal.
mediocarpal me·di·o·car·pal (mē’dē-ō-kär’pəl) adj.
[mee-dee-ok-ruh-see] /ˌmi diˈɒk rə si/ noun, plural mediocracies. 1. government or rule by a mediocre person or group. noun a system where mediocracy is approved; a government by mediocre rulers Word Origin mediocre + -ocracy ‘government’
[mee-dee-oh-kris] /ˌmi diˈoʊ krɪs/ adjective, Meteorology. 1. (of a cumulus cloud) of medium height and often lacking a distinctive summit.