noun (in South Asia, especially India)
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noun (sometimes lowercase)Islam.
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Example sentences from the Web for hijra
Attempting to desegregate Dar Ul Hijra, known in law enforcement circles as “the 9/11 mosque,” is significant.
In the first half of the second year of the Hijra the breach between them was complete.
The emasculation is a secret rite and takes place under the direction of the chief Hijra priest of Behechra.
The lad is called the daughter of the old Hijra his guardian.
The earliest reference to Omar Khayyam dates from the middle of the seventh century of the Hijra.The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam|Omar Khayyam
The two sects founded by Sur and Zahar became extinct in the eighth century of the Hijra.