Mohurrum

Mohurrum

Mo*hur"rum\, Muharram \Mu*har"ram\, n. [Ar. muharram, prop., sacred, forbidden, n., the first month of the Mohammedan lunar year.]

1. The first month of the Mohammedan year. --Whitworth.

2. A festival of the Shiah sect of the Mohammedans held during the first ten days of the month Mohurrum.
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