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Fat·i·ma

also Fat·i·mah  (făt′ə-mə) 606?-632?
Daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. She married Ali, among the first to embrace Islam, and is regarded by Muslims as one of the Four Perfect Women.

Fá·ti·ma

 (făt′ə-mə)
A village of west-central Portugal north-northeast of Lisbon. It became a pilgrimage site after the reported appearance of the Virgin Mary to three children in 1917.

Fatima

(ˈfætɪmə)
n
(Biography) ?606–632 ad daughter of Mohammed; wife of Ali

Fátima

(Portuguese ˈfatimə)
n
(Placename) a village in central Portugal: Roman Catholic shrine and pilgrimage centre

Fat•i•ma

(ˈfæt ə mə, ˈfɑ tiˌmɑ)

n.
A.D. 606?–632, daughter of Muhammad and wife of Ali.

Fá•ti•ma

(ˈfɑ tɪ mə)

n.
a village in central Portugal, N of Lisbon: Roman Catholic shrine.
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Noun1.Fatima - youngest daughter of the prophet Mohammed and wife of the fourth calif Ali; revered especially by Shiite Muslims (606-632)
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Jaime Édson Simon (1), José de Brito Lourenço Júnior (2*), Geane Dias Gonçalves Ferreira (3), Núbia de Fátima Alves dos Santos (4), Benjamim de Souza Nahum (2) Edwana Mara Moreira Monteiro (4)
Viviane Fátima de Oliveira (1), Alessandra Valéria de Oliveira (1)*, Alberto José Prioli (2,3) and Sônia Maria Alves Pinto Prioli (2,3)
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