Definitions for magdalaˈmæg də lə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Mag•da•laˈmæg də lə(n.)
an ancient town in Palestine, W of the Sea of Galilee: supposed home of Mary Magdalene.
Category: Geography (places), Ancient History
Designating an orange-red dyestuff obtained from naphthylamine, and called magdala red, naphthalene red, etc.
designating an orange-red dyestuff obtained from naphthylamine, and called magdala red, naphthalene red, etc
Magdala is the name of at least two places in ancient Israel mentioned in the Jewish Talmud and one place that may be mentioned in the Christian New Testament. Magdala was also a high stronghold in Ethiopia that was taken on April 13, 1868, by Sir Robert Napier, created Baron Napier of Magdala.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an Abyssinian hill fortress on a lofty plateau 300 m. S. of Massowah; captured by Lord Napier, who had been sent in 1868 to rescue certain British subjects held prisoners there, and which he succeeded in doing.
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