- a traditional scarf worn by Muslim women to cover the hair and neck and sometimes the face.
- the traditional dress code of Muslim women, calling for the covering of the entire body except the face, hands, and feet: to observe the hijab.
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Contemporary Examples of hijab
If they were meaningful, we might have realized it before—surely one of these kids wore a cross, or a yarmulke, or a hijab?Harry Potter and the Torah of Terror
Candida Moss, Joel Baden
January 4, 2015
Muslim Samantha Elauf was qualified to work at A & F—except that she wore a hijab.Muslims & Jews Unite vs. Abercrombie & Fitch
December 16, 2014
That same day a 13-year-old girl was arrested with explosives hidden under her hijab after walking into a medical clinic.The New Face of Boko Haram’s Terror: Teen Girls
December 13, 2014
He recalled one incident where he was walking down the street in Ohio with his sister, who was wearing a hijab.Dave Chappelle’s Triumphant Return to New York City
June 19, 2014
The first barrier for women is the Islamic dress code or hijab.Operation Wholesome Sea: Iran Coast Guard Forces Women Off Beaches
May 24, 2014
- a covering for the head and face, worn by Muslim women