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Noun: hadj  haj
  1. The fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba
    "for a Muslim the hadj is the ultimate act of worship";
    - hajj, haj

Derived forms: hadjs

Type of: pilgrimage, pilgrim's journey, pillar of Islam

Encyclopedia: Hadj