Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The seventh month of the year in the Islamic calendar.

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  • noun The seventh month of the Islamic calendar.

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  • noun the seventh month of the Islamic calendar

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Arabic rajab, from rajaba, to fear, revere; see rgb in Semitic roots.]

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From Arabic رجب ("respect").

Examples

  • "He was responsible for the death of many young men," said a 65-year-old resident of Homs, who gave his name as Rajab.

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  • According to the president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Nabeel Rajab, the real motive behind the arrests was to prevent Shi'ites from gaining a majority in parliament.

    Democratic Doubts Surround Bahrain Elections

  • This verdict is a message from the government, determined to stop the democracy movement, said Nabeel Rajab, head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights.

    Bahrain sentences 4 Shiites to death

  • "Most people would agree these are better than what was here before," says Mr. Adjmi's colleague, Mohammad Rajab.

    After a Bitter Battle, a Quiet End

  • However, 11-year-old Abdullah Rajab Iyad, said he'd been allowed to handle a gun earlier that day.

    Gadhafi regime hands weapons to civilians

  • According to the president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Nabeel Rajab, the real motive behind the arrests was to prevent Shi'ites from gaining a majority in parliament.

    Democratic Doubts Surround Bahrain Elections

  • Rajab Sahnoun, another Agoco executive, said they are receiving their normal volumes through the pipeline to the port near Tobruk — roughly 70,000 barrels per day.

    Libya's oil status is hard to tell with any certainty

  • For sure the impact of the crackdown and the arrests is going to have an influence on the whole situation and I think the turnout for the election is going to be much less than what was expected, said Nabeel Rajab.

    Democratic Doubts Surround Bahrain Elections

  • "Bahraini Shia are very aware of how they're paying the price for Iran's growing power in the region," said Nabeel Rajab, president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights.

    U.S. Says Iran Helps Crackdown in Syria

  • For sure the impact of the crackdown and the arrests is going to have an influence on the whole situation and I think the turnout for the election is going to be much less than what was expected, said Nabeel Rajab.

    Democratic Doubts Surround Bahrain Elections

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