Rabi al-Awwal

noun
Ra·​bi al-Aw·​wal | \ ˈrə-bē-äl-ə-ˈwäl How to pronounce Rabi al-Awwal (audio) \

Definition of Rabi al-Awwal

: the third month of the Islamic year — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

First Known Use of Rabi al-Awwal

1979, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Rabi al-Awwal

Arabic rabī' al-awwal, literally, first Rabi

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“Rabi al-Awwal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rabi%20al-Awwal. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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