Constantinople, during the month of Ramazan, presents a very different aspect from Constantinople at other times.
Then Ramazan commenced, and the commandant did not appear for days together.
The Ramazan gun had just fired, the minarets were illuminated, and the coffee-houses were filled with people.
Ramazan, ninth month of the Turkish calendar, is a period of fasting.
Ramazan is the only part of the year when the mosque is brightly lighted.
During Ramazan they neither eat nor drink between sunrise and sunset.
The great forty days fast of Ramazan is strictly observed only by aged persons of either sex.
Ramazan lasts only thirty days instead of forty, like our Lent.
It was one of their great Ramazan nights; he was obliged to go, and would esteem it a favour if I could accompany him.
The law required the pilgrim to be at Mecca in the month of Ramazan, the time the Prophet himself had become a pilgrim.