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hajj

or haj , also hadj (hăj)
n. pl. hajj·es or haj·es , also hadj·es Islam
A pilgrimage to Mecca during Dhu'l Hijja, considered obligatory for every Muslim who is capable of undertaking it at least once in his or her life.

[Arabic ḥajj, from ḥajja, to perform the annual Meccan pilgrimage; see ḥgg in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]

hajj

(hædʒ) or

hadj

n, pl hajjes or hadjes
(Islam) the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim is required to make at least once in his life, provided he has enough money and the health to do so
[from Arabic hajj pilgrimage]

hajj

or hadj

(hædʒ)

n., pl. hajj•es or hadj•es.
the pilgrimage to Mecca, which every adult Muslim is supposed to make at least once.
[1665–75; < Arabic ḥajj pilgrimage]

hajj

The pilgrimage to Mecca which all Muslims must achieve at least once during their life.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hajj - the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijjahajj - the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba; "for a Muslim the hajj is the ultimate act of worship"
pilgrimage, pilgrim's journey - a journey to a sacred place
pillar of Islam - (Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims
Translations
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