Islamic calendar

noun

Definition of Islamic calendar

: a lunar calendar reckoned from the Hegira in a.d. 622 and organized in cycles of 30 years — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

First Known Use of Islamic calendar

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Islamic calendar.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Islamic%20calendar. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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