- Battle of, Islam. a decisive battle in the early days of Islam (a.d. 624), in which Muhammad with about 300 men overcame a force of about 1000 Meccans.
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“My point of view was that we would not succeed unless we met the people face-to-face,” Badr said.
Badr, on Monday night, downplayed concerns over the role of the military.
There was a fight, the battle of Badr, and the Meccans got the worst of it.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind
Herbert George Wells
At all costs, the well of Badr must be reached before the enemy.
This day avengeth the day of Badr; Hubal, our god, is victorious.
The inhabitants of Makkah could not console themselves for the defeat at Badr.
In the Qur'an, it is set down as being almost equal to the battle of Badr.