Definitions for magdalaˈmæg də lə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mag•da•laˈmæg də lə(n.)

  1. an ancient town in Palestine, W of the Sea of Galilee: supposed home of Mary Magdalene.

    Category: Geography (places), Ancient History

Wiktionary

  1. magdala(Adjective)

    Designating an orange-red dyestuff obtained from naphthylamine, and called magdala red, naphthalene red, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magdala(adj)

    designating an orange-red dyestuff obtained from naphthylamine, and called magdala red, naphthalene red, etc

Freebase

  1. Magdala

    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

  1. Magdala

    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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