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[hoo-sahyn, -seyn]
  1. Hussein(def 1).
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Historical Examples

  • At each pause the hearers beat their breasts, and say Husain!

  • It is on this day, according to some accounts, that the head and body of Husain were reunited.

  • A Ftiha in the name of Husain and of those who were martyred with him is then said.

  • Some say he was a Husain Syed, others that he was a Pathn, and a martyr.

  • He waited for Husain to mount his own horse and then started down the street.

British Dictionary definitions for husain


  1. ?629–680 ad, Islamic caliph, the son of Ali and Fatima and the grandson of Mohammed
  2. same as Hussein
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