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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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Out of which 60 pc will perform hajj under government scheme and 40 pc under private scheme.
ISLAMABAD -- The Hajj agreement between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia would be inked on December 9, 2019, said official sources of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Noorul Haq Qadri on Saturday said that consultations were underway to introduce new five-year Hajj policy.
A total of 75,870 hajj pilgrims have returned home by 204 hajj flights - 98 Biman Bangladesh Airlines and 106 Saudi Arabian Airlines till date, reports BSS.
Minister for Religious Affairs, Sardar Muhammad Yousaf says Hajj arrangements this year will be far better than the previous years.
A total of 69,499 pilgrims so far have returned home on 192 flights from Saudi Arabia after performing the holy Hajj, reports BSS.
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According to details, the main rituals of the Hajj will be done in Arafat today as the pilgrims moved towards the place after staying the night in Mina.
As one of the five pillars of Islam, is prescribed to all able Muslims to make the Hajj pilgrimage to Makkah at least once in their lifetime.
ISLAMABAD -- Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has launched an electronic monitoring system for swiftly addressing the complaints of intending pilgrims during the Hajj days.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri on Wednesday blamed currency exchange rate and airfare for rise in Hajj expenses.