Dhu'l-Qa'dah


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Dhu'l-Qa'·dah

 (do͞ol-kä′dä)
n.
The 11th month of the year in the Islamic calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Arabic ḏū-l-qa'da : ḏū, the one of; see in Semitic roots + al-, the + qa'da, sitting (from qa'ada, to sit; see qʕd in Semitic roots).]
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Noun1.Dhu'l-Qa'dah - the eleventh month of the Islamic calendar
Islamic calendar, Mohammedan calendar, Moslem calendar, Muhammadan calendar, Muslim calendar - the lunar calendar used by Muslims; dates from 622 AD (the year of the Hegira); the beginning of the Muslim year retrogresses through the solar year completing the cycle every 32 years
Islamic calendar month - any lunar month in the Muslim calendar