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hammam

[huh-mahm] /həˈmɑm/
noun
1.
(in Islamic countries) a communal bathhouse, usually with separate baths for men and women.
Origin
(< Turkish haman) < Arabic ḥammām
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  • If you don't have time for the hammam, you can bring the hammam into your home courtesy of this shop.
  • There's no better way to end a day of dodging mopeds and vendors in the souks than a long steam at a hammam.
British Dictionary definitions for hammam

hammam

/hʌmˈɑːm/
noun
1.
a bathing establishment, such as a Turkish bath
Word Origin
Arabic, literally: bath
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