Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Mohammedan prayer and sermon or formal oration in Arabic delivered in the mosques on Fridays at the beginning of meridian prayer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An address or public prayer read from the steps of the pulpit in Mohammedan mosques, offering glory to God, praising Mohammed and his descendants, and the ruling princes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A talk or sermon delivered in mosques before the Friday prayer, or at other special occasions.

Etymologies

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From Arabic خطبة (ḵuṭba).

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