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Rajab

[ruh-jab] /rəˈdʒæb/
noun
1.
the seventh month of the Muslim calendar.
Compare Muslim calendar.
Origin of Rajab
1760-1770
Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1760-70
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Examples from the Web for Rajab
Historical Examples
  • On Wednesday the 29th of Rajab we rode out to over-run them.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Muarram, Rajab, l-qada (as also l-ijja) are honoured months.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Perhaps he thought that his friend Rajab Ali might have consulted him before sending a new and untried spy into the city.

    Barclay of the Guides Herbert Strang
British Dictionary definitions for Rajab

Rajab

/rəˈdʒæb/
noun
1.
the seventh month of the Muslim year
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