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Fatima

[fat-uh-muh, fah-tee-mah] /ˈfæt ə mə, ˈfɑ tiˌmɑ/
noun
1.
a.d. 606?–632, daughter of Muhammad and wife of Ali.
2.
the seventh and last wife of Bluebeard, popularly a symbol for feminine curiosity.
3.
a female given name.

Fátima

[fah-ti-muh] /ˈfɑ tɪ mə/
noun
1.
a village in central Portugal, N of Lisbon: Roman Catholic shrine.
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  • The Lady Fatima had followed her husband, and being announced, at once opened the subject of her visit.

    A Noble Queen, Vol. 3 (of 3) Philip Meadows Taylor
  • As a child Fatima Hanum played in one of the narrow streets of Stambul.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin
  • Fatima uttered a cry of horror, her strength left her, and she thought she would die from fear.

    Bluebeard Clifton Johnson
  • Mustapha rushed into the room, and found Fatima and Zoraida awakened by the noise.

    The Oriental Story Book Wilhelm Hauff
  • No one, Fatima—nothing but a cloud of dust made by the wind.

    The Littlest Rebel Edward Peple
British Dictionary definitions for Fatima

Fatima

/ˈfætɪmə/
noun
1.
?606–632 ad daughter of Mohammed; wife of Ali

Fátima

/Portuguese ˈfatimə/
noun
1.
a village in central Portugal: Roman Catholic shrine and pilgrimage centre
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