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Ashura may refer to:

  • Ashura, meaning "tenth" in Arabic
    • The Day of Ashura, (10th day of Muharram), day of mourning in Shi'a Islam
  • King Ashura, character from the manga series Tsubasa:Reservoir Chronicle
  • Baron Ashura, a character from the anime series Mazinger Z

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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English

Etymology

Arabic عاشوراء "tenth, tenth day".

Noun

Ashura

  1. (Islam) a holy day falling on the 10th day of Muharram, commemorating the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali in 680 AD.

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