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Ḥarīm
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Ḥarīm (‘reserve’), a term in law and Islamic jurisprudence that means a forbidden or inviolate zone, and usually denotes a specified area of land which extends from the boundary of some forms of immovable property in order to ensure that the owner of the property can…

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Kazemi Afshar, Hajar and Translated by Alexander Khaleeli, “Ḥarīm”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 05 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_067258>
First published online: 2022
First print edition: 20230913



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