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Noun: Id al-Adha
  1. The 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijja; all Muslims attend a service in the mosques and those who are not pilgrims perform a ritual slaughter of a sheep (commemorating God's ransom of Abraham's son from sacrifice) and give at least a third of the meat to charity
    - Feast of Sacrifice

Type of: feast day, fete day

Encyclopedia: Id al-Adha