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Originates from ethiopian literature. A game where women attempt to keep an ice cube in their mouth as long as possible without melting it. The winner was said to marry the tribal leader as it was a great honor to win the village tournament.
Hey everyone! Lets play Laham!
by phbic February 11, 2009
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1) Laham in Lebanese is roughly translated as "bread"
2) a common last name across the Middle East and known around the globe under a different name.
In ancient Lebanon, city-states would be named after the family/house that ruled it. House is "Beit" in Lebanese. In this case, the city would be called "Beit Laham"
Beit Laham = "House of Bread"
known to English speakers as Bethlehem
by Vega B. December 20, 2010
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