hadj, hadji

less common spellings of , hajji

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

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“Hadj.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hadj. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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