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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.

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Origin of jizyah

From Arabic

Words nearby jizyah

jive, jivey, jivy, Jixi, jiz, jizyah, jizz, JJ, JK, Jl., JM
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