from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of haj.
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- n. Alternative spelling of hajj.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
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