Search Result for "hajj":
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;
- Example: "for a Muslim the hajj is the ultimate act of worship"
[syn: hajj, haj, hadj]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
haj \haj\, hajj \hajj\n. A pilgrimage to Mecca; every Muslim must make this journey at least once. [Also spelled hadj.] Syn: hadj, haj. [WordNet 1.5] hajiThe Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hadj \Hadj\ (h[a^]j), n. [Ar. hajj, fr. hajja to set out, walk, go on a pilgrimage.] The pilgrimage to Mecca, performed by Mohammedans. It is the duty of Moslems to make a journey to Mecca at least once ina lifetime, or if that is not possible, three journeys to one of the alternate sacred sites. [Also spelled haj and hajj.] [1913 Webster +PJC]