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The agricultural season in South Asia in which rain is scarce and only irrigated crops are grown, with crops sown in October and November and harvested from March to May.

[Hindi rabī and Urdu rabī', from Arabic rabī', fourth part, spring; see rbʕ in Semitic roots.]


 (rŭ′bē) also Ra·bi·a (rə-bē′ə)
Either the third or the fourth month of the year in the Islamic calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Arabic rabī', spring, fourth; see rbʕ in Semitic roots.]


(Islam) either the third or the fourth month of the Muslim year, known as Rabia I and Rabia II respectively; the Muslim spring


(ˈrɑːbɪa) or


(Biography) full name Rabia al-Adawiyyah. c. 713–801 ad, Islamic saint, mystic, and religious leader; her teachings inspired the Sufi movement
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Numerous MB militants later staged a huge rally at Cairo's Rabe'a al-Adawiya area, which subsequently became a war-front attacked by the EAF and security forces, with a big number of casualties reported as a result.
Another big battle at Rabe'a al-Adawiya took place subsequently with a bigger number of casualties reported by the media.
He advised protestors rallying near Rabe'a Al-adawiya Mosque and Al-Nahda square to go back to their homes and jobs, vowing that the state would not be prosecuting any of them.
Groups representing some Islamic parties rallied at the square adjacent to Rabe'a Al-Adawiya Mosque east of Cairo, shouting slogans in favor of the President and celebrating a year of his rule.