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EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from Arabic حِزْب(ḥizb, group, band, faction)

NounEdit

hizb (plural hizbs or ahzab)

  1. each of the roughly equilongitudinal 60 parts in which the Quran has been traditionally divided to ease its reading and memorization

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