midan
Maidan Mai*dan", n. [Written also {midan}, {meidan}, {mydan}, etc.] [Hind. & Per. maid[=a]n, fr. Ar. maid[=a]n.] In various parts of Asia, an open space, as for military exercises, or for a market place; an open grassy tract; an esplanade.

A gallop on the green maidan. --M. Crawford. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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