Mohammedan year
Mohammedan year Mohammedan year prop. 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. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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