[ shuh-bahn, shah-, shaw- ]
/ ʃəˈbɑn, ʃɑ-, ʃɔ- /
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the eighth month of the Muslim calendar.
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See also Muslim calendar.
Origin of Shaban
First recorded in 1760–70, Shaban is from the Arabic word shaʿbān
Words nearby Shaban
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How to use Shaban in a sentence
On the 2d of the moon Shaban, shortly after the hour of afternoon prayer, the signal was fired and the tents fell.A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar|George Bethune English
It was the office of Shaban, as chief eunuch, to keep the key of the ladies apartment.Shorter Novels, Eighteenth Century|Samuel Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for Shaban
/ (ʃəˈbɑːn, ʃɑː-) /
the eighth month of the Muslim year
Word Origin for Shaban
from Arabic sha`bān
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