[moo-har-uh m, moh-]
- the first month of the Muslim calendar.
Compare Muslim calendar.
Origin of Moharram
First recorded in 1605–15, Moharram is from the Arabic word muḥarram literally, forbidden
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Moharram, mo-har′am, n. the first month of the Mohammedan year: the great fast held during the first ten days of this month.
- a variant of Muharram