American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of haj.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The pilgrimage to Mecca which every free Mohammedan is bound to make, as a religious duty, if possible at least once in his life, in the twelfth month of the Mohammedan year.
- n. alternative spelling of hajj.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The pilgrimage to Mecca, performed by Mohammedans. It is the duty of Moslems to make a journey to Mecca at least once ina lifetime, or if that is not possible, three journeys to one of the alternate sacred sites.
- n. 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
“So, if that means permanent occupier bases, largest self-sufficient embassy in the world, green zone myopia, daily death counts to shame God, months turning into years of insufficient safety, electricity, food or jobs for Iraqi citizens, hardening of treatment for those now called 'hadj', so be it.”
“Fierce Panties: If running hipsters start making the pilgrimage to Oregon inorder to perfect the promiscuous Prefontaine moustache or shuffle in original waffle soled joggers, should it be called the HIJ hadj?”
“So all this was at the back of my mind when I went on my personal hadj to Edinburgh.”
“In every hadj some of the pilgrims remain behind: the Mohammedan, whenever resident for any time in a town, takes a wife, and is thus often induced to settle permanently on the spot.”
“He also levied a tax as well upon all cattle and provisions carried from the interior of the country into Djidda, as upon those carried into Mekka, Tayf, and Yembo, except what came with the two great hadj-caravans from the north, which passed every where duty-free.”
“Privately she didn't know if she hadj the temperament the patience or the compassion to deal with Clarissa's dangerous and neurotic behaviour, and then even if she was prepared to do so, to make herself tolerate and accept Clarissa's role in James 'life, how could she even think of allowing Lucy to be exposed to her venom a second time?”
“So they could tell their sons that they had followed the hadj as far as the Third Cataract.”
“While the Nar prepared for a holy hadj the lords and merchants of Gea-Xle began setting up to use us to break through a pirate blockade that had become impenetrable in recent years.”
“But he has made money in some way and the hadj to Mecca is, you might say, made on the roller skates of his daughter, Undine, who for a good while has been dreaming about Fifth Avenue in her Apex backyard.”
“Starbase Tulsa, the womb from which every Guardship sprang and to which every Guardship made its periodic hadj.”
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