Definition of Fatima

1. Noun. Youngest daughter of the prophet Mohammed and wife of the fourth calif Ali; revered especially by Shiite Muslims (606-632).

Exact synonyms: Fatimah
Generic synonyms: Moslem, Muslim

Definition of Fatima

1. Proper noun. (Islam) A daughter of the prophet Muhammad, the wife of w:Ali Ali. ¹

2. Proper noun. (given name female from=Arabic) used by Muslims. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fatima

Father's Day
Father Brown
Father Christmas
Father Frost
Father Sky
Father Time
Father of Heaven
Father of Heaven and Earth
Father of Lies
Father of the Church
Father of the Submarine
Fatima (current term)
Fats Domino
Fats Waller

Literary usage of Fatima

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Poems by Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton Lytton (1866)
"Ay, Fatima ! I loved her well, With all of love's and life's despair, ... Fatima. A YEAR ago thy cheek was bright, As oleander buds that break The dark of ..."

2. Woman; Her Position, Influence, and Achievement Throughout the Civilized by William C. King (1900)
"Fatima, the only daughter of Mahomet, and mother of all Arabian dynasties, was born in Mecca about 606 AD In the year 623 she married her cousin Ali, ..."

3. Persian Tales by D. L. R. Lorimer, Hilda Roberts (1919)
"XIII THE STORY OF LITTLE Fatima Once upon a time there was a time when there ... Fatima was a little girl who had both her father and mother still alive, ..."

4. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan: Including a Summer in the Upper Karun by Isabella Lucy Bird (1891)
"VK OF Fatima. Imam, who sleeps at Meshed, is better to Kum than salt mines or aught else. Moslems, though they regard women with unspeakable contempt, ..."

5. Fairy Tale Plays and how to Act Them by Florence Eveleen Eleanore Olliffe Bell (1896)
"Fatima by the arm.] Fatima, if you look into that chamber, you shall pay for ... Oh, Fatima, what a good thing it was that you became the mistress of this ..."

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