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. [1913 Webster]

2. A festival of the Shiah sect of the Mohammedans held during the first ten days of the month Mohurrum. [1913 Webster]


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