Muharram

[moo-har-uh m]
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Contemporary Examples of muharram

  • The Shiite mourning month of Muharram begins on December 18.

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  • The Revolutionary Guard and the basij are determined to make sure that Muharram and Ashura will not provide that opportunity.

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  • He was killed on the tenth of Muharram (Ashura) in the year 680 on the plain of Karbala, in what is now Iraq.

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Historical Examples of muharram


British Dictionary definitions for muharram

Muharram

Moharram

noun
  1. the first month of the Islamic year

Word Origin for Muharram

from Arabic: sacred
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