or hadj·i, haj·i
- a Muslim who has gone on a pilgrimage to Mecca.
- a Christian from Greece, Armenia, or any country of the Near East, who has visited the Holy Sepulcher at Jerusalem.
Origin of hajji
1600–10; < Arabic ḥajjī, equivalent to ḥajj pilgrimage + -ī suffix of appurtenance
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Examples from the Web for hajji
His latest target has been Hajji Hassan, a Baluch drug lord who fled Iran and settled in Turbat in 2000.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan
December 29, 2014
Our escort, Hajji Zalwar Khan, is the chief elder in charge of the valley council.
We first met Hajji Zalwar Khan over tea and lunch in the Pech Valley in a house clinging to a cliff high above the valley floor.
Hajji Zalwar Khan motions for us to get in the back of the truck while he climbs in front.
Hajji Mari defended the killings in an interview last weekend with The Daily Telegraph.Syria: From the Gap to the Firing Squad
August 16, 2012
The Hajji said: 'I have untied as knot in my head-handkerchief which will be more to us than a thousand.'
The Hajji said: 'And on mine also is a name engraved; but there is no name on the amulet.'
The Hajji told her that if our Sahib died, she would die with him.
Therefore it was his heart's desire that the Hajji went to fetch.
The Hajji stood in the gate guarding his skirts from defilement.
hadji or haji
- a Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca: also used as a title
- a Christian of the Greek Orthodox or Armenian Churches who has visited Jerusalem
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