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Ramazan

[ram-uh-zahn] /ˌræm əˈzɑn/
noun
1.
(especially in India) Ramadan.
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Ramadan

/ˌræməˈdɑːn/
noun
1.
the ninth month of the Muslim year, lasting 30 days, during which strict fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset
2.
the fast itself
Word Origin
C16: from Arabic, literally: the hot month, from ramad dryness
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