[ jiz-yuh ]
/ ˈdʒɪz yə /
the poll tax formerly paid by minority religious groups within the Muslim empire.
Origin of jizyah
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Examples from the Web for jizya
Conquered peoples who will neither embrace Islam nor pay a poll-tax (jizya) are to be put to the sword.