hajj

noun \ˈhaj\

Definition of hajj

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

Variants of hajj

less commonly

\ˈhaj\

Origin and Etymology of hajj

Arabic ḥajj


First Known Use: 1673


HAJJ Defined for English Language Learners

hajj

noun \ˈhaj\

Definition of hajj for English Language Learners

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


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