hadji

[haj-ee]
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noun, plural hadj·is.


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hajji

or hadj·i, haj·i

[haj-ee]

noun, plural haj·jis.

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 + suffix of appurtenance

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British Dictionary definitions for hadji

hadji

noun plural hadjis

a variant spelling of hajji

hajji

hadji or haji

noun plural hajjis, hadjis or hajis

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
Derived Formshajjah, fem n

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