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Moharram

[moo-har-uh m, moh-]
noun
  1. the first month of the Muslim calendar.
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Also Muharram.

Origin of Moharram

First recorded in 1605–15, Moharram is from the Arabic word muḥarram literally, forbidden
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Historical Examples of moharram

  • Moharram, mo-har′am, n. the first month of the Mohammedan year: the great fast held during the first ten days of this month.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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British Dictionary definitions for moharram

Moharram

noun
  1. a variant of Muharram
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