[ moo-har-uhm, moh- ]
/ mʊˈhær əm, moʊ- /
the first month of the Muslim calendar.
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Origin of Moharram
First recorded in 1605–15, Moharram is from the Arabic word muḥarram literally, forbidden
Words nearby Moharram
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Example sentences from the Web for 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.
British Dictionary definitions for Moharram
/ (məʊˈhærəm) /
a variant of Muharram
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