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  • n  (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals
  • n  (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals
  • n  (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

  • Possession by djinn, or demons, is a standard Afghan explanation for insanitybut djinn hate swimming, the reasoning goes, especially in a holy lake said to be carved out of solid .
  • A djinn-infested Nuba is marched out of his village in a procession headed by a goat wearing a big brass bell.
  • For centuries, a jumping ritual known as the zaar has been used to drive away djinn, or evil spirits, by Egyptian witch doctors.
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  • Naginata
    Naginata is an ancient Japanese weapon used by Samurai men and women. Gabriel Djinn will teach you the martial art form of Atarashii Naginata, which is derived from these earlier arts. All experience levels welcome. Loaner equipment is available. $60 Initial Registration Fee Required
    July 6, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
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  • Harry Anderson in New York Times
    Goose and Djinn were fierce competitors,said Anderson, who sailed aboard Goose in the 1949 British American Cup in Cowes, England. "Titia, Djinn and Elizabeth X all sailed in the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki."

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