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an annual Muslim festival marking the beginning of the Muslim year. It commemorates Mohammed's move from Mecca to Medina and involves the exchange of gifts and the telling of stories about Mohammed
emigration or flight
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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