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ih·ram

 (ē-räm′)
n. Islam
1. The sacred dress of Muslim pilgrims, consisting of two lengths of white cotton, one wrapped around the loins, the other thrown over the left shoulder.
2. The state of ritual purity of Muslims in wearing this dress for pilgrimage or for other acts of worship, especially the daily worship.

[Arabic 'iḥrām, prohibition, ihram, infinitive of 'aḥrama, to enter the state of ihram, from ḥarama, to prohibit; see x̣rm in Semitic roots.]

ihram

(ɪˈrɑːm)
n
(Islam) the customary white robes worn by Muslim pilgrims to Mecca, symbolizing a sacred or consecrated state
[C18: from Arabic ihrām, from harama he forbade]
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Whoever of you has not brought his sacrificial animal with him should release himself from ihraam and make this an Umrah." Suraqah ibn Malik ibn Ju'shum stood up and said: 'Messenger of God, does this apply to this year only or forever?' The Prophet inter-crossed his fingers as he put his two hands together, and said: 'The Umrah has intermingled with the pilgrimage.' He repeated this twice and said: 'Indeed, till the end of time.'"