Name: Magdala

Origin and Meaning of the Name Magdala

  • Meaning:
    Tower
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (MAG dah lah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Magdala)
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Miscellaneous Info for Magdala

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  • Additional Info:
    Magdala is the Aramaic equivalent of Hebrew Migdal, meaning "tower".

    It was, according to the Bible, a small village in Galilee on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee (the body of water also is known as Lake Galilee or Lake Tiberias), which may have been the birthplace or the primary residence of Mary Magdalene, in the Christian New Testament.

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