/ (æl ˈhɪdʒrə) /
an annual Muslim festival marking the beginning of the Muslim year. It commemorates Mohammed's move from Mecca to Medina and involves the exchange of gifts and the telling of stories about MohammedSee also Hegira
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Word Origin for Al Hijrah
from Arabic, hijrah emigration or flight
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