Ramadhan
Ramadan Ram`a*dan" (r[a^]m`[.a]*d[a^]n"), n. [Ar. rama[dsdot][=a]n, or ramaz[=a]n, properly, the hot month.] [Written also {Ramadhan}, {Ramadzan}, and {Rhamadan}.] 1. The ninth Mohammedan month. [1913 Webster]

2. The great annual fast of the Mohammedans, kept during daylight through the ninth month. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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