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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.


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


(Portuguese ˈfatimə)
(Placename) a village in central Portugal: Roman Catholic shrine and pilgrimage centre
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(ˈfæt ə mə, ˈfɑ tiˌmɑ)

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


(ˈfɑ tɪ mə)

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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"Well, guardian," said I, "without thinking myself a Fatima or you a Blue Beard, I am a little curious about it."
So the first time the Sultana Fatima saw her son she told him she had heard of his refusal to marry, adding how distressed she felt that he should have vexed his father so much.
"But, my son," urged Fatima, "you surely do not wish to be the last of a race which has reigned so long and so gloriously over this kingdom?"
Now I'll quench the curiosity of this little Fatima, my dear Daisy, by leaving her nothing to guess at.
Fatima Sohail filed the plea through Barrister Ahtisham wherein she submitted that Mohsin Abbas subjected her to torture and hurled threats at her.
Fatima Fertilizer Company Limited was incorporated in Pakistan on December 24, 2003.
He is out of danger and is being treated, In-charge Congo ward Fatima Jinnah Hospital.
Fatima welcomed their bundle of joy in a US hospital.
'Fatima displayed extraordinary performance in the recently-concluded event in Jordan, where she won silver medal for Pakistan,' he said.
Fatima Jinnah was born on July 31, 1893 in Karachi.
Ambreen Fatima, a young doll maker hailing from Rawalpindi, has been in the industry for the last 10 years and is proud to be associated with this handicraft that is also her passion.
Noor Fatima and his brother Hamza were taken to the Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) hospital but the former died on the way.