Ramadan

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Ram·​a·​dan | \ ˈrä-mə-ˌdän How to pronounce Ramadan (audio) , 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

First Known Use of Ramadan

circa 1595, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ramadan

Arabic Ramaḍān

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Ramadan

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English Language Learners Definition of Ramadan

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

Ramadan

noun
Ram·​a·​dan | \ ˈrä-mə-ˌdän How to pronounce Ramadan (audio) , ˌrä-mə-ˈdän\

Kids Definition of Ramadan

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

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