noun Dhu'l–Hij·ja \ˌdül-ˈhi-(ˌ)jä, ˌthül-\

Definition of Dhu'l–Hijja

  1. :  the 12th month of the Islamic year — see month table

Origin and Etymology of dhu'l–hijja

Arabic Dhū-al-ḥijja, literally, the one of the pilgrimage

First Known Use: circa 1771

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