ʿumrah

or ʿum·ra

[ uhm-ruh ]
/ ˈʌm rə /

noun Islam.

the pilgrimage, consisting of rituals performed at various shrines, made by a Muslim upon entering Mecca: often part of the hajj.

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Origin of ʿumrah

< Arabic: literally, visit
Also called lesser pilgrimage.
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