Muslim calendar

Muslim calendar

noun
the lunar calendar used by Muslims and reckoned from a.d. 622: the calendar year consists of 354 days and contains 12 months: Moharram, Safar, Rabi I, Rabi II, Jumada I, Jumada II, Rajab, Shaban, Ramadan, Shawwal, Dhu ʾl-Qaʿda, and Dhu ʾl-hijjah. In leap years the month Dhu ʾl-hijjah contains one extra day.
Also called Islamic calendar.
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muslim calendar

noun
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 [syn: Islamic calendar
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