Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

hajj

noun \ˈhaj\

Simple Definition of hajj

  • : a journey to Mecca that is a religious duty for Muslims

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hajj

  1. :  the pilgrimage to Mecca prescribed as a religious duty for Muslims

Variants of hajj

also

hadj

\ˈhaj\

Origin and Etymology of hajj

Arabic ḥajj


First Known Use: 1673

Rhymes with hajj


Learn More about hajj


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hajj? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or near a shore

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

lavender-fields-in-france

Which of these is a synonym of caesura?

megillah torrent rebellion interruption
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ