Islamic calendar month


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Noun1.Islamic calendar month - any lunar month in the Muslim calendar
Islamic calendar, Mohammedan calendar, Moslem calendar, Muhammadan calendar, Muslim 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
calendar month, month - one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year; "he paid the bill last month"
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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KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Interior Ministry's Undersecretary Lieut-General Mahmoud Al-Dosari announced Tuesday launch of the security plan to safeguard Husseiniyas during the Islamic calendar month of Muharram.
A representative from the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs has confirmed that the Moon Sighting Committee will meet tomorrow in order to make announcements regarding the start of the Islamic calendar month, Dhul Hijja.
Gergaoun, which is usually, celebrated on either the 13th, 14th or 15th of the Islamic calendar month of Ramadan, is a time when little ones dress in pretty traditional attire, knocking on doors and receive sweet treats from neighbours and friends such as chocolates, candies and crisps.

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