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Islamic calendar

n.
The lunar calendar used by Muslims, reckoned from the year of the Hegira in ad 622. See Table at calendar.

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n.
the lunar calendar used by Muslims and reckoned from a.d. 622: the calendar year consists of 354 days and contains 12 months.
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Noun1.Islamic calendar - the lunar calendar used by MuslimsIslamic calendar - the lunar calendar used by Muslims; dates from 622 AD (the year of the Hegira); the beginning of the Muslim year retrogresses through the solar year completing the cycle every 32 years
lunar calendar - a calendar based on lunar cycles
Islamic calendar month - any lunar month in the Muslim calendar
Moharram, Muharram, Muharrum - the first month of the Islamic calendar
Safar, Saphar - the second month of the Islamic calendar
Rabi I - the third month of the Islamic calendar
Rabi II - the fourth month of the Islamic calendar
Jomada I, Jumada I - the fifth month of the Islamic calendar
Jomada II, Jumada II - the sixth month of the Islamic calendar
Rajab - the seventh month of the Islamic calendar
Shaaban, Sha'ban - the eighth month of the Islamic calendar
Ramadan - the ninth month of the Islamic calendar; the month of fasting; the holiest period for the Islamic faith
Shawwal - the tenth month of the Islamic calendar
Dhu al-Qadah, Dhu'l-Qa'dah - the eleventh month of the Islamic calendar
Dhu al-Hijja, Dhu al-Hijjah, Dhu'l-Hijja, Dhu'l-Hijjah - the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar and the season of the hajj; has one extra day in leap years
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The first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal always brings great joy to our Muslim brothers and sisters,' Duterte said in a statement.
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