Mai*dan" (?), n. [Written also midan, meidan, mydan, etc.] [Hind. & Per. maidAn, fr. Ar. maidAn.]

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.

 

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