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baraka

[ buh-rah-kuh ]
/ bəˈrɑ kə /
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noun Islam.
a spiritual power believed to be possessed by certain persons, objects, tombs, etc.
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Origin of baraka

<Arabic barakah; compare Hebrew bərākhāh blessing

Other definitions for baraka (2 of 2)

Baraka
[ buh-rah-kuh ]
/ bəˈrɑ kə /

noun
I·ma·mu A·mi·ri [ih-mah-moouh-meer-ee], /ɪˈmɑ mu əˈmɪər i/, Everett LeRoi Jones, 1934–2014, U.S. dramatist, poet, and political activist.
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