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Safar

[suh-fahr] /səˈfɑr/
noun
1.
the second month of the Muslim calendar.
Compare Muslim calendar.
Origin of Safar
< Arabic Ṣafar
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  • He then took his pupil to Egypt, which country they reached in the month of Safar in the year 335 of the Hegira.

  • This may have been a usual halting-place on a journey (Safar) north.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Scared the fear of Safar into a party of Caleras while we were working at low altitude, by the way.

    Time Crime H. Beam Piper
  • "By Safar, if you doubt your welcome at Careba, wait till you show your wares," another Calera said.

    Time Crime H. Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for Safar

Safar

/səˈfɑː/
noun
1.
the second month of the Muslim year
Word Origin
from Arabic
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