Ramadan

noun Ram·a·dan \ ˈrä-mə-ˌdän , ˌrä-mə-ˈdän \

Definition of Ramadan

: the ninth month of the Islamic year observed as sacred with fasting practiced daily from dawn to sunset — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Origin and Etymology of ramadan

Arabic Ramaḍān

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RAMADAN Defined for English Language Learners

Ramadan

Definition of Ramadan for English Language Learners

  • : the ninth month of the Islamic year when Muslims do not eat or drink anything between sunrise and sunset


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Ramadan

noun Ram·a·dan \ ˈrä-mə-ˌdän , ˌrä-mə-ˈdän \

Definition of Ramadan for Students

: the ninth month of the Islamic calendar observed as sacred with fasting practiced daily from sunrise to sunset

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