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Synonyms for Hegira

the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 which marked the beginning of the Muslim era


a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment


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King Mohammed VI launched on Tuesday in the town of Tmara (15km south of Rabat), the tenth edition of the operation of distributing foodstuffs on needy families for the month of holy Ramadan 1429 of the Hegira.
trouble than its worth, we say, that hegira from here
Although such collections are invariably uneven, and some entries sit awkwardly alongside others written at different times for different audiences, Hess is a stimulating thinker whose intellectual hegira and policy evolution are worth watching.
Cuando vean escrita la palabra hegira o hejira, valen las dos formas, su codigo de informacion les remite inmediatamente a la era de los musulmanes, que se empieza a contar desde el ano 622 de la era cristiana, y senala la fecha en que Mahoma huyo de la ciudad de la Meca a la de Medina.
Oswald was also an ideal person to lead the hegira up to Lincoln Center in 1965.
El objetivo de este articulo es evaluar la manera en que el Islam aborda las expulsiones violentas relacionandola con la teoria mimetica de Girard, con el apoyo en versos coranicos referidos a la Hegira y a expulsiones, violencia y agresiones en general, aplicando algunas de las categorias basicas de la teoria mimetica.
This community drew sharp distinctions between itself and the Eastern European Jews whose own hegira took place nearly a half-century later.
This was the Hegira (from an Arabic word for "flight"), and from that day, his followers, the Muslims, count their years.
At this time of the hegira, he adopted the name Muhammed.
The Arbaeen is a religious occasion marking the 40 th day after the death of Imam al-Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson and the third holiest figure for Shiite Muslims, in the battle of Taf in Karbala in the Hegira year 61 (680 in the Gregorian calendar).
aaaa The oath of allegiance was introduced in Morocco in year 172 of the Hegira (end of the VIII century) when Idriss I, founder of the Idrisside dynasty, was proclaimed King of Morocco.
As Slaves progressed through the abduction and hegira of members of an African village, a musical-comedy pacing began to prevail.
And so we return, after a 30-year hegira, to the starting point.
TAP) -- Saturday, May 27th is the first day of the month of Ramadan of the year 1438 of the Hegira, announced Friday evening the Mufti of the Republic Othmane Battikh.
Millions of Shiite Muslims from all over Iraq and neighboring countries had headed for the shrine of Imam al-Hussein Ibn Ali in the holy Shiite city of Karbala for the Ashuraa, or the 10th of Muharram on the Muslim Hegira calendar.