hajj
Hadj Hadj (h[a^]j), n. [Ar. hajj, fr. hajja to set out, walk, go on a pilgrimage.] 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. [Also spelled {haj} and {hajj}.] [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • hajj — UK [hædʒ] / US or haj UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hajj : singular hajj plural hajjes a journey to the holy city of Mecca that Muslims make as a religious duty …   English dictionary

  • hajj — pilgrimage to Mecca, from Arabic hajj pilgrimage, from hajja he went on a pilgrimage. Related to Hebrew haghagh he made a pilgrimage, celebrated a feast, hagh a gathering. One who has made it is a hajji …   Etymology dictionary

  • hajj — [haj] n. [Ar ḥajj < ḥajja, to set out, go on a pilgrimage] the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim is expected to make at least once: also sp. haj …   English World dictionary

  • hajj — (also haj) ► NOUN ▪ the pilgrimage to Mecca which all Muslims are expected to make at least once. ORIGIN Arabic, pilgrimage …   English terms dictionary

  • Hajj — Pilgrims circumambulating the Kaaba during the Hajj The Hajj (Arabic: حج‎ Ḥaǧǧ pilgrimage ) is the pilgrimage to Mecca …   Wikipedia

  • Hajj — Le hajj (avec un /a/ bref) (arabe : ḥajj, حَجّ, ou ḥijjaʰ, حِجّة, (aller vers) pèlerinage) est pour les musulmans le pèlerinage aux lieux saints de la ville de La Mecque en Arabie saoudite. C’est entre le 8 et le 13 du mois lunaire de Dhû al …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hajj — n. (also hadj) the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca. Etymology: Arab. hajj pilgrimage * * * noun 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hajj — El Hajj (en árabe: حَجّ ḥaǧǧ, o حِجّة ḥiǧǧa, peregrinación) es la peregrinación que realizan los fieles musulmanes a La Meca en Arabia Saudí. Dado que en castellano no existe el fonema árabe ج (ǧ) (la j del inglés) esta palabra puede encontrarse… …   Wikipedia Español

  • hajj — /haj/, n., pl. hajjes. the pilgrimage to Mecca, which every adult Muslim is supposed to make at least once in his or her lifetime: the fifth of the Pillars of Islam. Also, hadj. [1665 75; < Ar hajj pilgrimage] * * * I In Islam, the pilgrimage to… …   Universalium

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