Definitions for bairambaɪˈrɑm, ˈbaɪ rɑm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bai•rambaɪˈrɑm, ˈbaɪ rɑm(n.)

  1. Category: Eastern Religions

    Ref: ‘Id al-Adha .

  2. a fast day after Ramadan.

    Category: Eastern Religions

Origin of Bairam:

1590–1600; < Turkish bayram lit., festival, ult. < Iranian

Wiktionary

  1. bairam(Noun)

    two Muslim festivals held after Ramadan.

  2. Origin: bayram \

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bairam(noun)

    the name of two Mohammedan festivals, of which one is held at the close of the fast called Ramadan, and the other seventy days after the fast

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Bairam

    a Mohammedan festival of three days at the conclusion of the Ramadan, followed by another of four days, seventy days later, called the Second Bairam, in commemoration of the offering up of Isaac, and accompanied with sacrifices.

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