Bairam



ʾId al-Adha.
Historical Examples

He left the camp where Bairam Khan commanded, in order to pay her a visit.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9 Various

The celebration of the Bairam was a scene of gluttony and gross revelry.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65, No. 399, January 1849 Various

Dr. Bairam says we must under any circumstances keep her employed.
The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete George Meredith

What’s the Feast of Bairam beside the Derby-day, or your confounded coloring beside a well-done cutlet?
Beatrice Boville and Other Stories Ouida

Bairam Khan bade Akbar slay the Hindu, and win the title of “champion of the faith.”
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9 Various

Shawwal is the month that follows it, which begins with the great feast of Bairam, the festival referred to in line 4.
The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam Omar Khayyam

During the feast of Bairam, the Turks commenced a massacre of Christians, which lasted three days.
French and Oriental Love in a Harem Mario Uchard

Bairam Khan became Regent, and remained in power until 1560, when the young King assumed the sovereignty.
Akbar P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer

The Feast of Bairam immediately follows the end of the fasting.
A Trip to the Orient Robert Urie Jacob

After Ramazan, comes the festival of Bairam, which lasts three days, and is a season of unbounded rejoicing.
The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor

noun
either of two Muslim festivals, one (Lesser Bairam) falling at the end of Ramadan, the other (Greater Bairam) 70 days later at the end of the Islamic year

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