Definition of Hammams
1. Noun. (plural of hammam) ¹
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Definition of Hammams
1. hammam [n] - See also: hammam
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Literary usage of Hammams
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... which, by the frequent ufe made of the hammams, or by the warmth of the climate, or both, do not appear fo virulent and ..."
2. Three Years in Constantinople: Or, Domestic Manners of the Turks in 1844 by Charles White (1845)
"But the majority contain only one set of rooms, and are called mahalla (quarter or parish) hammams. Some of these single baths are reserved exclusively for ..."
3. Tunisia by Ken Bernstein (2002)
"... would be preferable to any variation on the bells and horns sounded by Christians or Jews. hammams. When attached to mosques, hammams are ritual baths. ..."
4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1890)
"... occasion—gave the town a population of some 4000 souls, with a ruined fort, two good caravanserais, four hammams, fifty mosques, and seventy shops. ..."
5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1883)
"There arc about fifty houses •with two hammams. Fuel is scarce, so are wheat and barley. The wealth of the villagers consists in their flocks of sheep and ..."
6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1908)
"... Saladin, and Bibars, 850 fountains, 64 hammams (baths), 25 bazaars, a stock exchange for the local trade, a half-ruined citadel, -4S mosques, etc. ..."
7. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1879)
"... mosques and low-class hammams and cheap khans ; while strings of camels arriving from distant oases, accompanied by wild- looking Bedouins, ..."