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Dhu ʾl-Qaʿda

or Zu ʾl-kadah

[ dool kah-duh ]
/ dul ˈkɑ də /
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noun
Islam. the eleventh month of the Muslim calendar.
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See also Muslim calendar.

Origin of Dhu ʾl-Qaʿda

First recorded in 1760–70; <Arabic dhū al-qaʿdah “the one of the sitting, of the truce,” from dhū “one that is of,” + al- “the” + qaʿdah “a sitting”

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