Muharram

noun
Mu·​har·​ram | \ mü-ˈher-əm How to pronounce Muharram (audio) , mü-ˈha-rəm \

Definition of Muharram

1 : the first month of the Islamic year — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table
2 : a Muslim festival held during Muharram

First Known Use of Muharram

circa 1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Muharram

Arabic Muḥarram

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“Muharram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Muharram. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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