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Mohammedan year


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prop. n Mohammedan year The year used by Mohammedans, consisting of twelve lunar months without intercalation, so that they retrograde through all the seasons in about 321/2 years. The Mohammedan era begins with the year 622 a. d., the first day of the Mohammedan year 1332 being Nov. 30, 1913, acording to the Gregorian calendar.
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In literature:

The tomb of Mohammed is visited every year by people from all Mohammedan countries.
"Famous Men of the Middle Ages" by John H. Haaren
Those who came in these early years were sometimes men of considerable intelligence, having been trained as Mohammedans or Catholics.
"A Social History of The American Negro" by Benjamin Brawley
Maimon and his son were compelled to assume the outward garb of Mohammedanism for a period of five years.
"Chapters on Jewish Literature" by Israel Abrahams
And for five hundred years she was scourged and insulted by her Mohammedan master.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 20, March 25, 1897" by Various
Since that time Palestine has been in the hands of the Mohammedans, and in the year 1517 it was finally added to the Turkish Empire.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 46, September 23, 1897" by Various
For a thousand years Europe had been trying to drive Mohammedanism out of the continent.
"A Short History of Russia" by Mary Platt Parmele
We had adopted this custom three thousand years before we became Mohammedans.
"Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary" by Voltaire
Barely forty years earlier the Mohammedans had taken Constantinople.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
Then a ten year peace was agreed upon between the Meccans and the Mohammedans.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
It has been evident for many years that the Sultans have felt that their influence in the Mohammedan world was declining.
"The Contemporary Review, January 1883" by Various
The fast of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Mohammedan year.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
On the 19th November we were entertained at the Egyptian Army Officers' Club on the occasion of the Mohammedan New Year.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
The years came and went; we were called Mohammedans because we had inherited that faith, and we were Mohammedans in name, no more.
"Letters of a Javanese Princess" by Raden Adjeng Kartini
The Mohammedan children are most carefully reared, and from their earliest years are taught to show the greatest respect to their fathers.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
A few years ago the British authorities suddenly discovered that Mohammedanism was pervading Nyassaland.
"The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy" by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
A sultanate was formed on the Sulu archipelago nearly eight hundred years ago, and the Mohammedan populations are called Moros or Moors.
"The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Some 6,000 MOHAMMEDANS AND EAST INDIAN idolaters are also found yearly in London!
"The Man with the Book" by John Matthias Weylland
This Mtesa, we said, was a Mohammedan, having been converted by Khamis Ben Abdullah some four or five years before.
"Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa" by Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
While military service is compulsory on all Mohammedans over eighteen years of age, there are some exemptions, and substitution is allowed.
"Alden's Handy Atlas of the World" by John B. Alden
My compartment companion was a sepoy (soldier) and a Mohammedan, who had seen 24 years' military service, and spoke fairly good English.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray