Definition of Sigeh

1. Noun. A Shiite tradition of temporary marriage permitted in Iran that allows a couple to specify the terms of their relationship; can last from a few minutes to 99 years. "Sigeh legally wraps premarital sex in an Islamic cloak"

Category relationships: Islam, Muslimism
Generic synonyms: Marriage, Matrimony, Spousal Relationship, Union, Wedlock



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sigeh

siftable
sifted
sifter
sifters
sifting
siftings
siftproof
sifts
sifu
sifus
siganid
siganids
sigaultian
sigben
sigbin
sigeh (current term)
siggie
siggies
siggy
sigh
sigh'd
sigh of relief
sighed
sigher
sighers
sighful
sighing
sighingly
sighless
sighlike

Literary usage of Sigeh

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1. History of the Christian Church, from the apostolic age to the Reformation by James Craigie Robertson (1874)
"... the eucharistic bread, and age held the see of Lucca), after spilt the wine consecrated by married having been invested by Henry, was priests. (sigeh. ..."

2. The Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ...: Accompanied by an Atlas (1822)
"SIGEAN, ETANG DE, an inlet of the sea, on the south coast of France, department pf the Aude. Long. 3. 5. E. Lat. 43.5. N. sigeh, a small river of Silesia, ..."

3. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière, Robert Arnot, Guy de Maupassant (1904)
"A man entered without the door having been opened." Simon — "It was I! I found you. Here she is, Antony; she who is called sigeh, Eunoia, ..."

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