Hashemite
or Hashimite noun Etymology: Hashim, great-grandfather of Muhammad Date: 1697 a member of an Arab family having common ancestry with Muhammad and founding dynasties in countries of the eastern Mediterranean

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  • Hashemite — or Hashimite [hash′əm īt΄] n. a member of an Arabian princely family claiming descent from Mohammed adj. of or pertaining to this family * * * Hash·e·mite also Hash·i·mite (hăshʹə mīt ) n. A member of a princely Arab family claiming direct… …   Universalium

  • Hashemite — or Hashimite [hash′əm īt΄] n. a member of an Arabian princely family claiming descent from Mohammed adj. of or pertaining to this family …   English World dictionary

  • Hashemite — Royal house surname = House of Hashim estate = Jordan and Iraq coat of arms = parent house = Banu Hashim, a branch of the Quraish tribe. country = Jordan and Iraq titles = Sharif of Mecca, King of Jordan, King of Iraq, King of Hejaz, King of… …   Wikipedia

  • Hashémite — Hachémites La dynastie des Hachémites (de l hébreux haChem , השם le Nom ) (hāšimīy, هاشمي), ou Banû Hâchim (banū hāšim بنو هاشم, le clan d Hâchim, les descendants d Hâchim ) désigne traditionnellement un clan de la tribu des Quraychites. Les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hashemite — noun a) One who lays claim to being a direct descendent of the prophet Muhammad. b) A family or dynasty that lays claim to being directly descended from the prophet Muhammad …   Wiktionary

  • hashemite — adj. of or pertaining to the descendants of the prophet Mohammad …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hashemite — [ haʃɪmʌɪt] noun a member of an Arab princely family claiming descent from Hashim, great grandfather of Muhammad …   English new terms dictionary

  • hashemite — I. noun see hashimite I II. adjective see hashimite II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hashemite University — The Hashemite University is a university in Zarqa, Jordan. It is named after the Jordanian Royal family the Hashemites and was established by Royal decree in 1992. History The Royal Decree ordaining the establishment of the Hashemite University… …   Wikipedia

  • Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan/Israel Mixed Armistice Commission — At the closing of the 1948 Arab Israeli War a Truce (General Armistice Agreement) was signed between Hashemite Jordan Kingdom and Israel on the 3 April 1949 [ [http://domino.un.org/unispal.nsf/9a798adbf322aff38525617b006d88d7/f03d55e48f77ab6985256… …   Wikipedia

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