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Night Journey

noun Islam.
  1. the journey in which Muhammad was carried from Mecca to Jerusalem and ascended into heaven.
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Compare Israʾ, Miʿraj.
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Historical Examples

  • She was in black, and rather thinly clad for a night-journey.

    Ralph Wilton's weird

    Mrs. Alexander

  • Did you suppose I was going to have you come on a night-journey alone with your uncle?

    The Lady of the Aroostook

    William Dean Howells

  • I did not recover from the effects of that night-journey for a long time.

  • Others, not caring for the night-journey through a mountain-country in fast-falling snow, waited courageously for the dawn.

  • A snail, making a night-journey across the floor, found in its path a diamond, sparkling with a light of its own.


    Julian Hawthorne