Imam-Barah

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IMAM-BARAH امام باره
A building in which the festival of the Muharram is celebrated, and service held in commemoration of the deaths of ‘Ali and his sons, al-Hasan and al-Husain. At other times, the tazias, or shrines, are preserved in it; some times it is used as the mausoleum of the founder of the family. [MUHARRAM.]

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam