Meaning of 'ASHURA' in English

'ASHURA'

/ash"oo rah/ , n.

1. the tenth of the month of Muharram, an important fast day for Sunni Muslims.

2. (among Shi'ite Muslims) the anniversary of the martyrdom of Hussein.

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