Definition of Islamic calendar

1. 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.




Definition of Islamic calendar

1. Proper noun. A calendar system deviding the year into twelve months. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Islamic Calendar

Islamic Army of Aden-Abyan
Islamic Community
Islamic Group
Islamic Group of Uzbekistan
Islamic Jihad
Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine
Islamic Party of Turkestan
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Islamic Republic of Iran
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Islamic Resistance Movement
Islamic State of Afghanistan
Islamic Ummah
Islamic Unity
Islamic calendar
Islamic calendar month
Islamic fascism
Islamic fundamentalism
Islamic law
Islamicate
Islamicize
Islamicized
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Islamification
Islamisation
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Islamism
Islamisms

Literary usage of Islamic calendar

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

1. Mohammed and the Rise of Islam by David Samuel Margoliouth (1905)
"For the first nine years of Islam these tables are somewhat misleading, since they assume that the pre-islamic calendar was purely lunar, whereas it is ..."

2. Women and the Glorious Qur'an: An Analytical Study of Women-related Verses by Gunawan Adnan (2004)
"... Abu Hanifa was born in Kufa in the 80th year of the islamic calendar (hijra). His complete name was Imam Abu Hanifa Nu'man ibn Thabit ibn ..."

3. Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei by Karl-Heinz Reger (1997)
"Islamic Holidays According to the islamic calendar, which starts with Mohammed's flight from Mecca on July 16. 622 AD and is based on the cycle of the ..."

4. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"... so one reads in the newspapers: The islamic calendar follows the movements of the moon, making the beginnings of the months and holidays fluid. ..."

5. Veiled Mysteries of Egypt and the Religion of Islam by S. H. Leeder (1913)
"... procession is one of the favourite sights to foreign visitors to Cairo ; when, by the islamic calendar, the date allows it to fall in the winter season. ..."

6. The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity Under Russian Rule by Audrey L. Altstadt (1992)
"... dated its leaflets by the islamic calendar,44 illustrating the diversity of both secular and religious leadership. At a special conference of Caucasian ..."

7. Mohammed and the Rise of Islam by David Samuel Margoliouth (1905)
"For the first nine years of Islam these tables are somewhat misleading, since they assume that the pre-islamic calendar was purely lunar, whereas it is ..."

8. Women and the Glorious Qur'an: An Analytical Study of Women-related Verses by Gunawan Adnan (2004)
"... Abu Hanifa was born in Kufa in the 80th year of the islamic calendar (hijra). His complete name was Imam Abu Hanifa Nu'man ibn Thabit ibn ..."

9. Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei by Karl-Heinz Reger (1997)
"Islamic Holidays According to the islamic calendar, which starts with Mohammed's flight from Mecca on July 16. 622 AD and is based on the cycle of the ..."

10. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"... so one reads in the newspapers: The islamic calendar follows the movements of the moon, making the beginnings of the months and holidays fluid. ..."

11. Veiled Mysteries of Egypt and the Religion of Islam by S. H. Leeder (1913)
"... procession is one of the favourite sights to foreign visitors to Cairo ; when, by the islamic calendar, the date allows it to fall in the winter season. ..."

12. The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity Under Russian Rule by Audrey L. Altstadt (1992)
"... dated its leaflets by the islamic calendar,44 illustrating the diversity of both secular and religious leadership. At a special conference of Caucasian ..."

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