Definition of murram in English:


Line breaks: mur¦ram
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌrəm


[mass noun]
  • A form of laterite (clayey material) used for road surfaces in tropical Africa.
    More example sentences
    • In order to make these roads passable during rainy season, grading them to murram status is ongoing.
    • If murram or good quality clay is not available, use sand for filling with adequate watering.
    • We have one highway which on reaching Namungalwe, you branch off to the left and there we have a murram road.


1920s: a local word.

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