Definition of Greater Bairam in US English:

Greater Bairam

noun

  • another term for Eid al-Adha
    • ‘Millions of Muslims celebrate `Eid Al-Adha (Greater Bairam) by sacrificing sheep, lambs or cows.’
    • ‘Ramadan and Greater Bairam (Sacrifice Fest) are the most important religious festivals in all Muslim countries.’
    • ‘Undoubtedly, religious occasions such as the Lesser Bairam or Small Feast which comes after Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, and the Greater Bairam or Big Feast, which comes on the tenth day of Dhul-Hejja, are still kept as important religious holidays and people reverently await them.’

Pronunciation

Greater Bairam

/bīˈräm//baɪˈrɑm/