One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A Muslim festival, in particular Eid al-Fitr or Eid al-Adha.
- ‘The second obligation on ' Eid day is to perform the ' Eid prayer.’
- ‘He used to walk upto the place of Eid prayer.’
- ‘Eid is celebrated on the first day of the tenth month on the Islamic calendar.’
- ‘Hye told me the only time he saw Jinnah praying was during the Eid congregations.’
From Arabic ‘īd ‘feast’, from Aramaic.
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