Sentence Examples with the word shawwal

Damascus occupies an important commercial position, being the market for the whole of the desert; it also is of great importance religiously, as being the startingpoint for the Hajj pilgrimage from Syria to Mecca, which leaves on the 15th of the lunar month of Shawwal each year.

Then, on the st Shawwal (15th June 747), the first solemn meeting took place and the black flags were unfolded.