Rajab

[ruh-jab]

Origin of Rajab

Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1760–70
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Examples from the Web for rajab

Historical Examples of rajab

  • On Wednesday the 29th of Rajab we rode out to over-run them.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for rajab

Rajab

noun
  1. the seventh month of the Muslim year
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