Dhu'l-Hijja


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Noun1.Dhu'l-Hijja - the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar and the season of the hajj; has one extra day in leap years
Islamic calendar, Mohammedan calendar, Moslem calendar, Muhammadan calendar, Muslim calendar - the lunar calendar used by Muslims; dates from 622 AD (the year of the Hegira); the beginning of the Muslim year retrogresses through the solar year completing the cycle every 32 years
Islamic calendar month - any lunar month in the Muslim calendar
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The current month, Dhu'l-Hijja, which precedes Muharram, is 29 days long.
A cerimonia moderna no mes de Dhu'l-Hijja e a fusao de duas cerimonias anteriores, a hajj e o umra, e tem por centro Meca e o seu santuario, a Caaba.
The journey is in the first 15 days of the month Dhu'l-Hijja, after Ramadan.