ʿumrah

or ʿum·ra

[uhm-ruh]
noun Islam.
  1. the pilgrimage, consisting of rituals performed at various shrines, made by a Muslim upon entering Mecca: often part of the hajj.

Origin of ʿumrah

< Arabic: literally, visit
Also called lesser pilgrimage.
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