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  • n. Plural form of haji.


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  • He also recalls the fact that soldiers referred to Iraqis as "hajis" -- an Arabic term describing a person who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca.

  • The all American boy with a heart of gold talks of his hate for "hajis" and wishes we could nuke the place.


  • That's the way Operation Iraqi Freedom II felt from my vantage point on FOB Marez in Mosul in 2004: all the talk about "hajis" and the lack of talk about what we were doing there.

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  • Not to mention the hundreds of thousands of entirely innocent 'hajis' who are their victims? - 3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,27,28,29,30,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,41,42,48,49,50,52

  • If the IDF scrawls "death to Arabs" inside Gazan houses, US troops designate all Iraqis as "hajis", a twenty-first century version of "gook" or

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  • While campaigning for the Republican nomination in 2000, he was quoted as saying: "I hated the gooks [a derogatory reference to the Vietnamese; the equivalent in Iraq is" hajis "] and will continue to hate them as long as I live."

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  • Numerous accounts from soldiers include the prevalence of degrading terms for Iraqis, such as "hajis," "towel-heads" and "sand-niggers".

    Dandelion Salad

  • Shoot the nuts off all the hajis and no more baby terrorists.

    American Assassin

  • They were veterans of the sniper battles in Baghdad, a largely hidden conflict that had escalated after the loss of two marine sniper teams, a total of ten men lost to the hajis.

    The Whisperers

  • Like the "gooks" of World War II and Vietnam, the "towelheads" and "hajis" of Iraq and Afghanistan are painted with one big broad brush.

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