Mo*hur"rum (?), 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.

© Webster 1913.

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