noun (or Muharram ul Haram)
- The first month of the Islamic calendar.
Etymology: From (Arab.) (term, ÙÙ, ÙÙÙÙÙÙÙÙ, sc=ARchar).
- 1888, Rudyard Kipling, "His Chance in Life", Plain Tales from the Hills, Folio 2005, p. 56:
- :These, hearing nothing of the Collector-Sahib for some time, and heartily despising the Hindu Sub-Judge, arranged to start a little Mohurrum riot of their own.
- A Shiite festival held during its first ten days; Ashura.
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