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Variant of Muharram.


(Islam) a variant of Muharram


or Mu•har•ram

(mʊˈhær əm)

the first month of the Islamic calendar.
[1605–15; < Arabic muḥarram literally, forbidden]
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Noun1.Moharram - the first month of the Islamic calendarMoharram - the first month of the Islamic calendar
Islamic calendar, Mohammedan calendar, Moslem calendar, Muhammadan calendar, Muslim calendar - the lunar calendar used by Muslims; dates from 622 AD (the year of the Hegira); the beginning of the Muslim year retrogresses through the solar year completing the cycle every 32 years
Islamic calendar month - any lunar month in the Muslim calendar
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Police rushed the prisoner, Moharram Ali Jamali, to Liaquat University Hospital's city branch.
We can note that the new crescent of Hijra month of Safar will bear after sunset time over Qatar sky and all Arab countries on Thursday, Moharram 29," astronomy expert at QCH Dr Beshir Marzouk said.
The chief minister said that it was an honour for his government and the people of the province, particularly of the city that Syedna chose to hold his Moharram majalis in there.
ABBOTTABAD -- Commissioner Hazara division Akbar Khan on Wednesday urged people to cooperate with district management in maintaining law and order situation in the month of Moharram Ul Haram.
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Ihasn Moharram filed a lawsuit to request that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issue a comprehensive pardon for Mubarak, 89, as an Egyptian citizen, referring to the teachings of Islam which encourage pardoning others and respect of elders.
La Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire a affirme, samedi dernier, que la fete de l'Achoura correspondant au dixieme jour du mois de Moharram 1438 sera celebree le mercredi 12 octobre 2016, precisant que l'appreciation des institutions officielles pour fixer Awal Moharram [beaucoup moins que] est correcte et judicieuse des points de vue religieux et scientifique [beaucoup plus grand que].
Flanked by SSP Intelligence of CTD, Omar Shahid Hamid, Khattab told that terrorists had made all arrangements for playing havoc on Moharram but police foiled them.
JEDDAH: The Ministry of Transport plans to gradually reduce the number of taxis cruising around in Saudi cities starting in Moharram.
Egypt's consul general in Germany Eman Moharram met with general prosecution officials in Essen to review the investigation results of the case.
Two men have been arrested for the drive-by murders of two Shiites marking the start of the mourning month of Moharram in Dezful, and a news agency says the killers were trained at American military bases in Iraq.
TEHRAN (FNA)- People in Iran on Friday mourned on Tasoua, the 9th day of the lunar month of Moharram, that marks a day before the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (PBUH).