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also A·ye·sha  (ä′ē-shä′) c. 611-678.
The favorite wife of Muhammad. She led an unsuccessful revolt against his successor, Ali.
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(Biography) ?613–678 ad, the favourite wife of Mohammed; daughter of Abu Bekr
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A.D. 613?–678, favorite wife of Muhammad.
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