Moharram

[ moo-har-uhm, moh- ]
/ mʊˈhær əm, moʊ- /

noun

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
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British Dictionary definitions for Moharram

Moharram
/ (məʊˈhærəm) /

noun

a variant of Muharram
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