Fatima: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fat'u-mu, fä'tē-mä"), [key]
— n.
  1. a.d. 606?–632, daughter of Muhammad and wife of Ali.
  2. the seventh and last wife of Bluebeard, popularly a symbol for feminine curiosity.
  3. a female given name.


Pronunciation: (fä'ti-mu), [key]
— n.
  1. a village in central Portugal, N of Lisbon: Roman Catholic shrine.
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