Rajab

[ruh-jab]
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noun

the seventh month of the Muslim calendar.


Origin of Rajab

Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1760–70

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Examples from the Web for rajab

  • Muarram, Rajab, l-qada (as also l-ijja) are honoured months.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Perhaps he thought that his friend Rajab Ali might have consulted him before sending a new and untried spy into the city.

    Barclay of the Guides|Herbert Strang
  • On Wednesday the 29th of Rajab we rode out to over-run them.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan


British Dictionary definitions for rajab

Rajab

noun

the seventh month of the Muslim year
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