Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Khadijah

noun
  1. 554–619 ad, the first wife of the Prophet Mohammed, regarded as the first convert to Islam
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for khadijah

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • Thus it came about that, of all living beings, Khadijah was Islam's first convert.

  • Khadijah, much upset, questioned him: 'O Father of Qasim, where wert thou?

  • Wishing someone to attend to some business affairs for her, Khadijah secured Mohammed's services.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard

  • It was not till the rich widow of Mecca, Khadijah, came into Mohammed's life that he began to make himself felt in the world.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard

  • His love for Khadijah, his first wife, was pure and constant; and his mother he always honored with a most devoted spirit.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard