Definition of Medinan in English:

Medinan

noun

  • An inhabitant or native of Medina.

adjective

  • Of or relating to Medina.

Origin

Early 19th century. From Medina (Arabic Madīna, use as proper name of madīna; originally Madīnat al-Nabī City of the Prophet), the name of the city in present-day western Saudi Arabia (formerly Yathrib) to which Muhammad fled from Mecca in 622 a.d. + -an.

Pronunciation

Medinan

/mɪˈdiːnən//mɛˈdiːnən/