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also Shaa·ban  (shə-bän′, shä-, shô-)
The eighth month of the year in the Islamic calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Arabic ša'bān, perhaps from ša'aba, to gather, disperse; see śʕb in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.Shaaban - the eighth month of the Islamic 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
Islamic calendar month - any lunar month in the Muslim calendar
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Abdulaziz al-Sabaa, Algeria's ambassador to Qatar, delivered a speech before the audience where he praised the efforts of Katara to host the concert featuring prominent Algerian artiste Nassima Shaaban. "I would like to convey my deepest gratitude to Katara for their constant co-operation and keenness to present the precious culture of Algeria as well as other cultural specialties from around the world," he said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria's Presidential Political and Media Advisor Bouthaina Shaaban met with a Jordanian delegation, headed by the Assistant Secretary General of the Union of Arab Lawyers Samih Khreis.
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According to Al-Nahar newspaper, verbatim record of an intercepted phone conversation between Samaha and Shaaban revealed that the minister informed Shaaban about his plans to bring explosives from Syria and detonate them in north Lebanon.
Omran Shaaban, who is latest victim of the persistent violence and instability in the North African country, had been hospitalised in France.
| TOKYO, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Thursday met with Bouthaina Shaaban, the Syrian president's special envoy and political and media advisor, on the current situation in Syria, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.