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 haji
“I do all this stuff in the community and the haji mart over there,” he said, using the slang for Iraqis used by U.S. soldiers.Awkward: This Democratic Judicial Candidate's Husband Is a White Supremacist
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In the past, nationalist and Islamist groups have cooperated; and some Baathists like Haji Bakr have later become Islamists.Someone Is Spilling ISIS’s Secrets on Twitter
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“We told Afghans not to vote,” said Haji Shakor, a Taliban commander in central Afghanistan.Pakistan’s Deal With the Devil And The Taliban Shadow Surge
April 5, 2014
It wounded two more people, said police spokesman Haji Yaqoob of Khost province.A Tale of Heroism from an Afghan Police Officer
March 9, 2013
He financed more especially a Balinini chief called Haji Daman.End of the Tether
Haji Wasub was on deck and ready to carry out the white man's commands.The Rescue
And when the morning morrowed, the man arose, and said, What shall we now do with Haji Kas?
So Haji Kas entered the chest, and the woman turned the key upon him.
It is said that both Haji and the visitors from Corea made porcelain.The Ceramic Art
Jennie J. Young
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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