[ ash-oo-rah ]
/ ˈæʃ ʊ rɑ /
the tenth of the month of Muharram, an important fast day for Sunni Muslims.
(among Shiʿite Muslims) the anniversary of the martyrdom of Hussein.
Origin of ʿAshuraʾ
From the Arabic word ʿĀshūrāʾ
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