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baraka

[buh-rah-kuh] /bəˈrɑ kə/
noun, Islam.
1.
a spiritual power believed to be possessed by certain persons, objects, tombs, etc.
Origin of baraka
< Arabic barakah; compare Hebrew bərākhāh blessing

Baraka

[buh-rah-kuh] /bəˈrɑ kə/
noun
1.
Imamu Amiri
[ih-mah-moo uh-meer-ee] /ɪˈmɑ mu əˈmɪər i/ (Show IPA),
(Everett LeRoi Jones) 1934–2014, U.S. dramatist, poet, and political activist.
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  • Speke declined the favour, but sent baraka to arrange the hongo.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • Bombay and baraka gave their masters also a good deal of trouble.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • baraka sat down again, on the spot where she had slept, but she said nothing.

    The Diva's Ruby F. Marion Crawford
  • They had probably buried or burnt baraka's clothes, for she did not see them anywhere.

    The Diva's Ruby F. Marion Crawford
  • Van Torp told her baraka's history, as far as he knew it from Logotheti.

    The Diva's Ruby F. Marion Crawford

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