Rabia

(redirected from Rabi'ah al-Adawiyya)

ra·bi

 (rŭ′bē)
n.
The agricultural season in South Asia in which rain is scarce and only irrigated crops are grown, with crops sown in October and November and harvested from March to May.

[Hindi rabī and Urdu rabī', from Arabic rabī', fourth part, spring; see rbʕ in Semitic roots.]

Ra·bi

 (rŭ′bē) also Ra·bi·a (rə-bē′ə)
n.
Either the third or the fourth month of the year in the Islamic calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Arabic rabī', spring, fourth; see rbʕ in Semitic roots.]

Rabia

(rəˈbɪə)
n
(Islam) either the third or the fourth month of the Muslim year, known as Rabia I and Rabia II respectively; the Muslim spring

Rabia

(ˈrɑːbɪa) or

Rabiah

n
(Biography) full name Rabia al-Adawiyyah. c. 713–801 ad, Islamic saint, mystic, and religious leader; her teachings inspired the Sufi movement