jizyah

or jiz·ya

[ jiz-yuh ]
/ ˈdʒɪz yə /
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noun Islam.

the poll tax formerly paid by minority religious groups within the Muslim empire.

Nearby words

  1. jive,
  2. jivey,
  3. jivy,
  4. jixi,
  5. jiz,
  6. jizz,
  7. jj.,
  8. jk,
  9. jl,
  10. jl.

Origin of jizyah

From Arabic

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