Citation for Mahram

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"Mahram." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Jan 27, 2022. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1391>.

Chicago

"Mahram." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1391 (accessed Jan 27, 2022).

Mahram

Forbidden, inviolable, holy, sacred. Traditionally used to refer to that part of the Bedouin tent, or bayt, reserved specifically for women, where cooking was done and provisions stored. The plural, maharim , is used to refer to a man's close female relatives. In Islamic law, mahram connotes a state of consanguinuity precluding marriage.

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