Definition of mazar in English:

mazar

Pronunciation /məˈzɑː/

noun

  • In Muslim countries: a tomb, especially one revered as a shrine; any place of religious pilgrimage.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Palgrave (1826–1888), traveller and diplomatist. From Urdu mazār and its etymon (probably via Persian) Arabic mazār, lit. ‘place which one visits’ from zāra to visit.