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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.
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Noun1.Fatimah - youngest daughter of the prophet Mohammed and wife of the fourth calif Ali; revered especially by Shiite Muslims (606-632)
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In Muslim tradition, the name Zahra often refers to the prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatimah, also known as Fatimah al-Zahra ("the shining one").
The Fatimah Al-Zahra Mosque is known as Mus'ad ibn Mo'az Mosque.
The name al-Azhar in Arabic is related to light and shining and Fatimah was known as Fatimah al-Zahra'.