anno hegirae


an·no he·gi·rae

adverb, often capitalized A&H \-hi-ˈjī-(ˌ)rē, -ˈhe-jə-ˌrē\

Definition of ANNO HEGIRAE

—used to indicate that a time division falls within the Islamic era

Origin of ANNO HEGIRAE

New Latin, in the year of the Hegira
First Known Use: 1613

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