Definition of murram in English:
A form of laterite (clayey material) used for road surfaces in tropical Africa.
- 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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