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Khadijah

/ˌkɑˈdiːdʒə/
noun
1.
554–619 ad, the first wife of the Prophet Mohammed, regarded as the first convert to Islam
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  • Thus it came about that, of all living beings, khadijah was Islam's first convert.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • khadijah, much upset, questioned him: 'O Father of Qasim, where wert thou?

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • It was not till the rich widow of Mecca, khadijah, came into Mohammed's life that he began to make himself felt in the world.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard
  • Wishing someone to attend to some business affairs for her, khadijah secured Mohammed's services.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard
  • His love for khadijah, his first wife, was pure and constant; and his mother he always honored with a most devoted spirit.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard
  • Once only during the whole journey, a couple of khadijah's camels showed signs of exhaustion and lagged behind the convoy.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • khadijah's ascendancy over him was so great and yet so tender that while she lived, he had never been unfaithful.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • For the ransom of her husband, Zainab sent from Makkah a sum of money and a necklace, a wedding-gift from her mother khadijah.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet

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