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imambarah

or i路maum路ba路ra, i路maum路bar路ra, i路mam路ba路ra

[ ih-mahm-bah-rah ]
/ 瑟藢m蓱m藞b蓱 r蓱 /
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noun Islam.(in India)
a building, rooms, etc., used by Shi士ites for ceremonies, especially during the first 10 days of Muharram.
a large tomb.
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Origin of imambarah

1830鈥40; <Hindi im膩mb膩r膩<Arabic im膩mimam + Hindi b膩r膩 enclosure; compare Sanskrit v膩峁璦 fence, enclosure

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How to use imambarah in a sentence

  • From the top of the Imambarah one obtains an excellent view of Lucknow and its surroundings.

    The Old World and Its Ways|William Jennings Bryan
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