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  • n. Plural form of hegira.


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  • Adventurers, and always a stanch friend of the Pilgrims, was the owner of the historic vessel, -- and as such has interwoven his name and hers with the histories of both the Pilgrim and Puritan hegiras from Old to New

    The Mayflower and Her Log; July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621 — Complete

  • But the vulture is not a domestic bird, and a baby would have been an impediment in the rapid hegiras which Captain Paget and his wife were wont to make.

    Birds of Prey

  • It is an echo of their Pakistani compatriots wailing over the drone attacks ... the drones violate the airspace and sovereignity and the impotent hegiras in Isalamabad are reduced to issuing warning ... the complacency and duplicity all over the Muslim world is nackedly exosed. ~~~t



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