Hammam

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hammam ham′am an Oriental bathing establishment, a Turkish bath
    • Hammam Also Hum′maum, Hum′mum
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Usage

In literature:

Is she at the Hammam Salahine?
"The Garden Of Allah" by Robert Hichens
The finest one, called the Kalputcha Hammam, is at the base of the hill.
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
There is also Wady Sherky, and several others; as Etsaou, Akar, Um-el-Hammam, Takruteen, and Aujar.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 1" by James Richardson
Then he hurried to his room, packed a very small trunk, and took the first train, as she had suggested, to Hammam R'rirha.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
The hammams or bath-places are quite numerous in the cities.
"Modern Persia" by Mooshie G. Daniel
With that newly-gained knowledge as to to-morrow's Hammam Rhira, he can afford to comply.
"Alas!" by Rhoda Broughton
At the distance of a mile or two from Hammam Meskutine, thick clouds of vapor are seen rising from these warm springs.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 1. No 1, June 1850" by Various
We much enjoyed the use of the Persian "hammam" (bath) while there.
"Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia" by M. E. Hume-Griffith
He put his correspondence into the pocket of his overcoat, to be read at leisure, and drove to a hammam in Jermyn Street.
"When It Was Dark" by Guy Thorne
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In news:

CAS upholds FIFA's provisional ban on Bin Hammam .
Evidence against Bin Hammam grows.
Mohamed bin Hammam 's troubles aren't over.
Bin Hammam wins appeal against lifetime ban.
Former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam has won his appeal against a lifetime ban, as ruled Thursday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
GENEVA (AP) – Former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam won his appeal against a lifetime ban but failed to clear his name in an election bribery case on Thursday.
Asian Soccer Body Suspends Bin Hammam After Audit of Accounts.
FIFA has started investigative proceedings against Mohamed Bin Hammam .
FIFA's ethics committee have opened investigation proceedings against Mohamed bin Hammam .
Bin Hammam enriched himself according to an audit obtained by The Associated Press.
Hammam wins lifetime ban appeal.
Mohamed bin Hammam has won his appeal against a lifetime ban from soccer.
Former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam won his appeal against a lifetime ban but failed to clear his name in an election bribery case on Thursday.
ZURICH (AP) — Mohamed bin Hammam 's downfall from soccer powerbroker to disgraced outcast was completed Saturday when FIFA banned the Qatari official for life for his role in a bribery scandal.
Mohammed bin Hammam talks during a press conference on March 18, 2011.
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