or haj, hadj
noun, plural hajj·es.
Origin of hajj
Examples from the Web for hajj
Well, several said they were from that province on their Hajj to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.America Prepares to Fold in Afghanistan But Must Stay|John Kael Weston|January 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yes, but they also are worried about the Hajj, which starts later this month.
My grandmother—the one who chose the name “Asma” for me—had gone on the hajj pilgrimage for the first time in 1970.
Retiring backwards, he makes his exit and the Hajj is complete.
He then set out in company with his father to perform the Hajj.
He wanted a full outfit for the Hajj; could the contractor furnish him twenty camels of burden, and four swift dromedaries?The Prince of India, Volume I|Lew. Wallace
This is called the Wukf or (standing), a necessary part of the Hajj.
That's where your friend Hajj the Beggar's foot slipped on him.The Day of Days|Louis Joseph Vance
noun plural hajjes or hadjes
Word Origin for hajj
"pilgrimage to Mecca," from Arabic hajj "pilgrimage," from hajja "he went on a pilgrimage." Related to Hebrew haghagh "he made a pilgrimage, celebrated a feast," hagh "a gathering." One who has made it is a hajji.