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faqir

(fəˈkɪə; ˈfeɪkə)
n
(Islam) a variant spelling of fakir
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.faqir - a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy manfaqir - a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
Moslem, Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
dervish - an ascetic Muslim monk; a member of an order noted for devotional exercises involving bodily movements
holy man, holy person, saint, angel - person of exceptional holiness
Translations
fakír
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Born between 1892 and 1897 in North Waziristan, Mirza Ali Khan, more famously known as the faqir of ipi, was a Pashtun tribal leader who waged an armed struggle against the British rule in the frontier regions.
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On the occasion, Khadim Faqir Dilshad Ali alias Mstana Baba, Faqir Hanan Memon and others addressed and urged the people to spread the message of peace and brotherhood in the society.
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