Dhu'l-Hijja

noun

Dhu'l-Hij·​ja ˌdül-ˈhi-(ˌ)jä How to pronounce Dhu'l-Hijja (audio)
ˌt͟hül-
: the 12th month of the Islamic year see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

circa 1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Dhu'l-Hijja was circa 1771

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Cite this Entry

“Dhu'l-Hijja.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dhu%27l-Hijja. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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