Dhu al-Hijja

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Noun1.Dhu al-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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He also encouraged good-doers to make use of the month of Dhu al-Hijja and donate for the campaign, which would help increase the number of sacrifices offered.
The President of King Abdullah City for Atomic & Renewable Energy arrived in Vienna to head the Kingdom's delegation participating in the annual general conference of the International Agency for Atomic Energy in its 59th session being held for the period 1st to 5th Dhu Al-Hijja (14 18 September 2015).
Each year on the 18th of the Dhu al-Hijja on the Islamic calendar, Shia Muslims including the Houthis celebrate Eid Al-Ghadir when they commemorate the appointment of Imam Ali by Prophet Mohammed around 14 centuries ago.