from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. 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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