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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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The Blessed Mother appeared as Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Lourdes, France in1858 and on her last apparition in Fatima, Portugal on Oct.
It was on May 13, 1917, that the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared before three young shepherds-Lucia, 10, Francisco, 9, and Jacinta, 7, in Fatima, Portugal.
The celebration was made more meaningful by the presence of a replica image at the Chapel of Apparitions from Fatima, Portugal.
Ed Agbayani just came back last week from a solo pilgrimage on foot from Fatima, Portugal, to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, via the Camino Naciente.
It marks 100 years since a vision of the Virgin was said to have appeared to five children at Fatima, Portugal. Meanwhile, Minister for the Diaspora Ciaran Cannon says the Irish abroad should be honoured with a new stamp.
Children ages 5 to 8 can now celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions at Fatima, Portugal with "Mary and the Little Shepherds of Fatima", a charming and true story specifically written by the team of Marlyn Monge and Jaymie Stuart Wolfe to delight and educate young readers.
HUNDREDS of pilgrims packed into a tiny church to launch the centenary celebrations of apparitions reported by three shepherd children at Fatima, Portugal.
New York, NY, August 12, 2015 --(PR.com)-- New York City-based Echo Park Films recently announced its plans to produce a feature film based on the events surrounding the 1917 appearance of the Virgin Mary to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal. Echo Park Films' managing partner Arturo Navarro disclosed some details about the film, entitled "From Heaven: The Story of Fatima," while speaking to alumni from USC's Film School.
In 1917, three shepherd children near Fatima, Portugal, reported seeing a vision of the Virgin Mary.
In 1982, just a day before the anniversary of the first attempt on his life, in Fatima, Portugal a man tried to stab the Pope with a bayonet.
Quinn, Professor of Literature and Irish History Iona College, and the introduction is by Catherine McKenna, Margaret Brooks Robinson Professor and Chair of Celtic Languages and Literature Harvard University.In May 1917 two young girls said they had seen a vision of Our Lady in a field near the village of Fatima, Portugal.
20 -- Sunil Chhetri scored twice in India's 3-1 friendly victory over Uniao Serra on Wednesday in Fatima, Portugal. Chhetri got the game's first goal in the 35th minute and the match-winner in the 61st minute, both off of headers.