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ḥaram

Ḥaram (Arab., not to be confused with ḥarām). A sacred enclave, or territory, whose sanctity makes it immune from certain practices (e.g. hunting, tree-felling, trading), being set apart and hallowed for purposes of pilgrimage. The ḥaram at Mecca is the supreme example.

In a wider sense, it is the term used for women's apartments inaccessible to strangers—i.e. the harem (ḥarīm).

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halal

halal Food conforming to the Islamic (Muslim) dietary laws. Meat from permitted animals (in general grazing animals with cloven hooves, and thus excluding pig meat) and birds (excluding birds of prey). The animals are killed under religious supervision by cutting the throat to allow removal of all blood from the carcass, without prior stunning. Food that is not halal is haram.

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halal

ha·lal / həˈläl; həˈlal/ • adj. denoting or relating to meat prepared as prescribed by Muslim law: halal butchers. ∎  religiously acceptable according to Muslim law: halal banking. • n. halal meat.

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halal

halal denoting or relating to meat prepared as prescribed by Muslim law. The word comes (in the mid 19th century) from Arabic ḥalāl ‘according to religious law’.

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haram

haram a Muslim sacred place, forbidden to non-Muslims; the word comes from Arabic ḥarām ‘forbidden’.

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Harām

Harām (things prohibited in Islam): see ALHALAL WAʾL-HARĀM.

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Halal

Halal (released from prohibition): see AL-HALAL WAʾL-HARĀM.

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haram

haram Food forbidden by Islamic law (opposite of halal).

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halal

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