contemporary examples

the other change was in the symbolism of the abaya—its significance was no longer of a religious and social nature only.
saudi activist m-n-l al-sharif on why she removed the veil m-n-l al sharif, advancing human rights october 29, 2014

historical examples

it inflicted a horrible wound, but he nevertheless ran away so fast that abaya was unable to catch him and finish the job.
the philippines past and present (volume 2 of 2) dean conant worcester

on asking the meaning of this occurrence, i was told that they were friends of abaya and wished to talk with me.
the philippines past and present (volume 2 of 2) dean conant worcester

abaya, nothing loth, hastened to execute the order, hunting up the negrito and aiming a terrific blow at him.
the philippines past and present (volume 2 of 2) dean conant worcester

abaya was one of a few men in apayao who dared to descend to the lowlands.
the philippines past and present (volume 2 of 2) dean conant worcester

a long black long-sleeved robe worn by muslim women in arabic-speaking countries, often with a headscarf or veil

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