Definition of Ihram

1. n. The peculiar dress worn by pilgrims to Mecca.



Definition of Ihram

1. Noun. (Islam) the state of ritual purity and dedication of a Muslim hajj pilgrim to Mecca ¹

2. Noun. (Islam) the clothing worn on such a pilgrimage; one length of cotton cloth around the loins and another thrown over the left shoulder ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ihram

1. the garb worn by Muslim pilgrims [n -S]

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Literary usage of Ihram

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1. Life in the Moslem East by Pierre Ponafidine (1911)
"... —Pilgrimages of Women and by Proxy—Appearance of Hadj— " ihram "—Day of Doubt, Day of Knowledge, Day of Sacrifice— Rites Connected with these Days—Mena, ..."

2. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Great Exhibition, Robert Ellis (1851)
"387 Silk gauze ihram, or cover; 388 SUk stuff for dresses. ... 389 Woollen ihram for women. — Manufactured by the tailors of Tripoli, Barbary. ..."

3. History of Arabia, Ancient and Modern:: Containing a Description of the by Andrew Crichton (1833)
"... ihram—Duties of the Pilgrims on arriving at Mecca—Walk to Safra and Omra—Journey to Arafat—Sermon of the Cadi—Curious Appearance of the Scene—Stoning of ..."

4. The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc (1829)
"When the ancient Arabs performed their pilgrimage t the idols at Mekka, they also took the ihram : but that pilgrimage was fixed to a certain pe. nod of the ..."

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