מְדִינָה noun feminine province (an Aramaic word, compare Syriac , Arabic city)
1. districts of realm of Ahab with שׂרים over them
[1Kgs 20:14]; [1Kgs 20:15]; [1Kgs 20:17]; [1Kgs 20:19].
2. of the Babylonian empire:
[Ezek 19:8]; [Dan 8:2] (of Elam); שָׂרָתִי בַּמְּדִינוֺת princess among the provinces [Lam 1:1] (of Judea).
3. of the Persian empire
[Esth 1:1] + often; one of which was Palestine, [Neh 1:3] the returning exiles, בְּנֵי הַמְּדִינָה children of the province [Ezra 2:1]; [Neh 7:6] having רָאשֵׁי הַמְּדִינָה [Neh 11:3].
4. provinces in general
[Eccl 2:8]; [Eccl 5:7] בְּמִשְׁמַנֵּי מְדִינָה in the fat places of the province [Dan 11:24] (fertile regions, probably Egypt; other translations see in Bev.)
The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon
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