the pilgrimage to Mecca, which every adult Muslim is supposed to make at least once in their lifetime: the fifth of the Pillars of Islam.
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How to use hajj in a sentence
The fact that Ibrahim al-Haj was killed near Mosul is significant.
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The pro-Nazi Palestinian leader, Haj Amin al-Husseini, instigated the Farhud pogrom against the Jews of Iraq in 1941.
He dipped his hand into the dish with that great trader when Mahbub and a few co-religionists were invited to a big Haj dinner.Kim | Rudyard Kipling
Haj has also given the method of keeping the Rose in bud, in order to prolong its period of blooming.Parsons on the Rose | Samuel Browne Parsons
One who having made the haj, or pilgrimage, to Mecca, is entitled to wear a green turban and assume the title of haji.The Bible in Spain - Vol. 2 [of 2] | George Borrow
I do not consider that, after all, Haj Ahmed treated us so well as he might have done.
Haj Omer quarrelled desperately with Yusuf before he started.
British Dictionary definitions for hajj
the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim is required to make at least once in his life, provided he has enough money and the health to do so
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