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 (răm′ə-dän′, răm′ə-dän′)
1. The ninth month of the year in the Islamic calendar. See Table at calendar.
2. A fast, held from sunrise to sunset, that is carried out during this period.

[Arabic ramaḍān, from ramaḍ, dryness, from ramiḍa, to be scorched; see rmṣ́ in Semitic roots.]


(ˌræməˈdɑːn) or




1. (Islam) the ninth month of the Muslim year, lasting 30 days, during which strict fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset
2. (Islam) the fast itself
[C16: from Arabic, literally: the hot month, from ramad dryness]


(ˌræm əˈdɑn)

1. the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.
2. the daily fast that is enjoined from dawn until sunset during this month.
[1590–1600; < Arabic ramaḍān]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ramadan - the ninth month of the Islamic calendarRamadan - the ninth month of the Islamic calendar; the month of fasting; the holiest period for the Islamic faith
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
2.Ramadan - (Islam) a fast (held from sunrise to sunset) that is carried out during the Islamic month of Ramadan
fast, fasting - abstaining from food
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
Tháng nhịn ăn ban ngày


[ˌræməˈdæn] Nramadán m


[ˈræmədæn] nramadan m
in Ramadan → pendant le ramadan
at Ramadan → lors du ramadan


nder Ramadan


[ˌræməˈdɑːn] n (Rel) → ramadan m inv


رَمَضَان ramadán ramadan Ramadan Ραμαζάνι Ramadán ramadan Ramadan Ramazan Ramadan ラマダーン 라마단 ramadan ramadan ramadan ramadã, Ramadão Рамадан ramadan เดือนถือศีลอดของชาวมุสลิม Ramazan Tháng nhịn ăn ban ngày 斋月
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