variants: or hadji or hajji \ ˈhajē \
plural -s

Definition of haji

: one who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca often used as a title

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History and Etymology for haji

Arabic ḥajjī, from ḥajj

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“Haji.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haji. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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