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  1. Majlis

    Majlis, is an Arabic term meaning "a place of sitting", used in the context of "council", to describe various types of special gatherings among common interest groups be it administrative, social or religious in countries with linguistic or cultural connections to Islamic countries. It shares its root with the verb meaning 'to sit,' جلس jalasa. The Majlis is equivalent of legislature and referred to the Federal council or legislative assemblies in some of the states where Islamic culture is dominated. The term Majlis is used to refer a private place where guest are received and entertained. Among the Shia community the term Majlis is used as a verb meaning to the gathering who came to remember Ahl al-Bayt and in particular Husayn ibn Ali.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of majlis in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of majlis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mohamed Bakeer:

    75 per cent to 80 per cent of Benghazi is under control of Majlis Shura, the daily life of our fighters is great. They have high morale and their main goal now is to end Haftar's coup.

  2. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani:

    In the current highly sensitive situation in the region (where) insecurity has engulfed some countries, the lively holding of the elections of the Assembly of Experts and Majlis (parliament) in a completely calm and orderly atmosphere can serve as a model of democracy for nations.

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