“They say that drinking is haram,” or sinful under Islamic law.
This privilege is granted to them on payment of a sum of money to the Effendi in charge of the haram.
And they say, that the military uniforms now introducing, are haram or unlawful.
After dinner, by the Ilbegi's wish, I paid a visit to the ladies of his haram.
Now there is just such a rock-fortress in the north-west part of the haram.
Such a site for Antonia cannot be reconciled with the theory confining the Temple to a small portion of the haram.
They may be seen on the south and at the south-west corner of the haram (Fig. 4).
It is obvious that these filled the Birket es-Sultan, and consequently the great reservoir at the south-east corner of the haram.
This was not in the sacred enclosure—the haram as it is now called.
Should this ceremony be omitted the crop would be accursed (haram) nor could the whole household expect to outlive the season.
1630s, from Turkish harem, from Arabic haram "wives and concubines," originally "women's quarters," literally "something forbidden or kept safe," from root of harama "he guarded, forbade."