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(in India) a person who adopts a gender role that is neither male nor female
[Urdu: eunuch]
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or Hij•rah

(ˈhɪdʒ rə)

also Hegira

n. (sometimes l.c.)
1. the journey of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution A.D. 622: regarded as the beginning of the Muslim Era.
2. the Muslim Era itself.
[1840–50; < Arabic hijrah flight, departure]
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"`Given at Constantinople, by authority of his highness, in the year 1247 of the Hegira.
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HM King Hassan II passed away on 09 of Rabie II, 1436 of the Hegira year, corresponding to July 23, 1999.
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Summary: King Mohammed VI launched on Tuesday in the town of TE[umlaut]mara (15km south of Rabat), the tenth edition of the operation of distributing foodstuffs on needy families for the month of holy Ramadan 1429 of the Hegira.
Oswald was also an ideal person to lead the hegira up to Lincoln Center in 1965.