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Definition of the noun BOHRA

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Bohra is a genus of Macropodidae, described by Flannery & Szalay in 1982.

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Bohra a.k.a. Mustaali: Mustā‘lī Ismāʿīlī or Mustā‘lī is a sect of Ismā'īlī Shia Islam, so named for their acceptance of Al-Musta'li as the nineteenth Fatimid caliph and legitimate successor to his father, al-Mustansir. In contrast, the Nizāriyya Muslims—presently headed by the Aga Khan—believe the rightful nineteenth caliph was Musta'lī's elder brother, Nizār. The Mustaʿlī sect originated in Egypt, later moved its religious center to Yemen, and gained a foothold in India through missionaries of the 11th century.

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Google previewGujarat (2003)

The Daudi Bohra is the largest Shia sect of the Muslim minority amongst the three endogamous Bohra communities under the Musta Alian branch of Ismailies. The Daudi Bohra community is non-vegetarian. Wheat, bqjri and rice are the cereals commonly eaten.

Google previewBrief View of the Caste System of the North-Western Provinces and Oudh (1885)

Together with an Examination of the Names and Figures Shown in the Census Report, 1882, Being an Attempt to Classify on a Functional Basis All the Main Castes of the United Provinces, and to Explain Their Gradations of Rank and the Process of Their Formation. 28th February, 1885 by John Collinson Nesfield

Bohra is a contraction of beohara, "one engaged in beohar or business." Khattri is a variant, or (to speak more correctly), the modern Hindi pronMciatiW ...

Google previewA Cyclopædia of Commerce, Mercantile Law, Finance, Commercial Geography, and Navigation (1846)

by William Waterston

Bohra is a coarse leaf, distinguished by containing a larger proportion of the woody fibre than other teas; its infusion is of a darker colour, and as it has been more subjected to the action of fire, it keeps longer without becoming musty than the finer sorts. Two kinds are brought from China: the lowest called Canton bohea, is a mixture of refuse congou with a coarse tea called woping.

Google previewJournal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists (1892)

by Society of Dyers and Colourists

Indeed, the only rational method of extraction outside those emanating from Aime Bohra is that of Roberts and Dale. It consisted of a system of closed wooden extractors ; the first, having been filled with water with a proportional quantity of dyewood, was closed and the water boiled by means of steam. After a certain length of time the extract produced was conducted by means of a discharge pipe into a reservoir, whence it was afterwards pumped up into the second extractor to act on a ...

Google previewThe Journal (1891)

by Society of Dyers and Colourists, Bradford, Eng. (Yorkshire)

Indeed, the only rational method of extraction outside those emanating from Aime Bohra is that of Roberts and Dale. It consisted of a system of closed wooden extractors; the first, having been filled with water with a proportional quantity of dyewood, was closed and the water boiled by means of steam. After a certain length of time the extract produced was conducted by means of a discharge pipe into a reservoir, whence it was afterwards pumped up into the second extractor to act on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islam (2009)

by Juan Eduardo Campo

Bohra. Bohras, whose name comes from the Gujurati verb “to trade,” are members of an Ismaili Shia community founded in Gujurat, india, in the late 11th century. The seat of the Fatimid dynasty, then in cairo, dispatched the dawat, or religious mission, to western India to increase membership in this tradition of Islam. Early in the process, a disagreement concerning the identity of the 19th imam divided Ismailism; the Bohras believe that Mustali billah (d. 1101) was designated as the ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Human Geography (2009)

A 12-Volume Set

SmithG, LawV,Wilson A, BohrA, Allworth E. Nationbuilding in the postsoviet borderlands. Cambridge: Cambridge UniversityPress; 1998. 19.

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Small photo of Mumbai, India - October 11, 2015: Two Muslim boys of Dawoodi Bohra sect wearing traditional dresses going to religious school at local mosque during Ramadan holy month at Chor Bazaar thief marketSmall photo of KARACHI, PAKISTAN - SEP 25: Sabeel of Imam Hussain set by Bohra Community during Muharram-ul-Haram on September 25, 2017 in Karachi.Small photo of Mumbai, India - October 11, 2015: Dawoodi Bohra Muslim people wearing traditional dresses walking to the mosque during Ramadan holy month at Chor Bazaar thief marketSmall photo of Mumbai, India - October 11, 2015: Old Muslim man of Dawoodi Bohra sect wearing turban in traditional dresses pulling goods cart at Chor Bazaar thief marketSmall photo of Mumbai, India - October 11, 2015: Two Muslim boys of Dawoodi Bohra sect wearing traditional dresses going to religious school at local mosque during Ramadan holy month at Chor Bazaar thief marketSmall photo of Mumbai, India - October 11, 2015: Dawoodi Bohra Muslim people wearing traditional dresses walking to the mosque during Ramadan holy month at Chor Bazaar thief marketSmall photo of KARACHI, PAKISTAN - SEP 11: Blacksmiths are busy in preparing butcher knives use to cut animals on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha coming ahead, at Bohra Pir area on September 11, 2015 in Karachi. More...

Scrabble value of B3O1H4R1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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