- (Islam) The holy ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar (the Hijra), during which Muslims fast between sunrise and sunset; they also refrain from smoking, sexual relations, and various other desires and emotions.
Etymology: From (term, ÙÙ, , tr=ramaÉíËn, sc=ARchar), from (term, Ù, , to be consumed by grief and sorrow, tr=irtímaÉa, sc=ARchar).
- Dutch: ramadan
- French: Ramadan
- Spanish: Ramadí¡n
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