Definition of Abaya

1. Noun. (Arabic) a loose black robe from head to toe; traditionally worn by Muslim women.

Generic synonyms: Robe
Category relationships: Arabic, Arabic Language



Definition of Abaya

1. Noun. (alternate form of aba).(reference-book last = first = authorlink = coauthors = editor =Gove, Philip Babcock others = title = Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged origdate = origyear = 1909 origmonth = url = format = accessdate = accessyear = accessmonth = edition = date = year =1976 month = publisher =G. & C. Merriam Co. location = Springfield, MA language = id = doi = isbn =0-87779-101-5 lccn = ol = pages = chapter = chapterurl = quote =) ¹

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Definition of Abaya

1. a long loose robe worn by Arab women [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abaya

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abattoirs
abattu
abature
abatures
abatvent
abatvents
abatvoix
abatvoixes
abax
abaxes
abaxial
abaxially
abaxile
abay
abaya (current term)
abayas
abays
abazi
abazis
abb
abb-wool
abb.
abb wool
abb wools
abba
abbacies
abbacination
abbacy
abbas

Literary usage of Abaya

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1. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Of abaya and other Sonnes and Successors of The Civil l Haloon. ... abaya ..."

2. Through Unknown African Countries: The First Expedition from Somaliland to by Arthur Donaldson Smith (1897)
"... CAMP ON THE GALANA A MARA — THE WORK ATTACHED TO EXPLORATION — A BIG ELEPHANT — I START FOR LAKE abaya — Two OF MY BOYS WOUNDED BY AN ENRAGED RHINOCEROS ..."

3. Hakluytus posthumus or Purchas his pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Of abaya and other Sonnes and Successors of The Chili Haloon. toar betweene r T. ... abaya ..."

4. Report of the Philippine Exposition Board to the Louisiana Purchase by Philippines Exposition Board (1904)
"Petrona Gray de abaya, Candon, Ilocos Sur. Natividad Gray de abaya, Candon, Ilocos Sur. Martina Gray de abaya, Candon, Ilocos Sur. adina abaya, Candon, ..."

5. Report of the Eighth International Geographic Congress, Held in the United (1905)
"On going to another hill, however, I could .see no trace of water to the north, owing to some rising ground on the narrow strip of land dividing Luke abaya ..."

6. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"During my journeys had four boys hurt by rhinos, and two camels killed. The elevation of Lake abaya is 3430 feet. A range of mountain- 8000 feet high ..."

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