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ashura meaning and definition

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Definition of Ashura (noun)

  1. an important Islamic day that occurs on the tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic lunar calendar
    • "Ashura marks the day in which God saved the prophet Moses (Musa) and his people from Pharaoh by parting the Red Sea"
    • "while Ashura is always on the same day of the Islamic calendar, the date on the Gregorian calendar varies from year to year due to differences between the two calendars, since the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar and the Gregorian calendar is a solar calendar"
  2. a Japanese breed of medium-sized game fowls
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