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.

Nearby words

  1. haitian creole,
  2. haitink,
  3. haji,
  4. haji-ioannou,
  5. hajj,
  6. haka,
  7. hakafoth,
  8. hakapik,
  9. hakari,
  10. hake

Origin of hajji

1600–10; < Arabic ḥajjī, equivalent to ḥajj pilgrimage + suffix of appurtenance

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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 Formshajjah, fem n

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