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hajji

or hadj·i, haj·i

[ haj-ee ]
/ ˈhædʒ i /
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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.
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Origin of hajji

First recorded in 1600–10; from Arabic ḥajjī, equivalent to ḥajj “pilgrimage” + a suffix indicating relationship or origin
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British Dictionary definitions for hajji

hajji

hadji or haji

/ (ˈhædʒɪ, ˈhædʒə) /

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 forms of hajji

hajjah, fem n
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