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hammam

[ huh-mahm ]
/ həˈmɑm /
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noun
(in Islamic countries) a communal bathhouse, usually with separate baths for men and women.
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Origin of hammam

(<Turkish haman) <Arabic ḥammām
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British Dictionary definitions for hammam

hammam
/ (hʌmˈɑːm) /

noun
a bathing establishment, such as a Turkish bath

Word Origin for hammam

Arabic, literally: bath
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