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  • n. the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar and the season of the hajj; has one extra day in leap years


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  • The hajj takes place during Dhu'l-Hijja, the last month of the Muslim calendar year (which is based on lunar cycles, meaning the hajj dates change annually).

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  • "When any one of you intending to sacrifice the animal enters in the month (of Dhu'l-Hijja) he should not get his hair or nails touched (cut)"



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