noun, plural hajjes.
the pilgrimage to Mecca, which every adult Muslim is supposed to make at least once in his or her lifetime: the fifth of the Pillars of Islam.
noun (pl) hajjes, hadjes
the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim is required to make at least once in his life, provided he has enough money and the health to do so
“pilgrimage to Mecca,” from Arabic hajj “pilgrimage,” from hajja “he went on a pilgrimage.” Related to Hebrew haghagh “he made a pilgrimage, celebrated a feast,” hagh “a gathering.” One who has made it is a hajji.
[haj-ee] /ˈhædʒ i/ noun, plural hajjis. 1. a Muslim who has gone on a pilgrimage to Mecca. 2. a Christian from Greece, Armenia, or any country of the Near East, who has visited the Holy Sepulcher at Jerusalem. /ˈhædʒɪ; ˈhædʒə/ noun (pl) hajjis, hadjis, hajis 1. a Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca: […]
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[hah-kah] /ˈhɑ kɑ/ noun 1. a ceremonial Maori war dance that involves chanting. 2. a similar performance by a sports team before a game, especially in New Zealand Rugby. /ˈhɑːkə/ noun (NZ) 1. a Māori war chant accompanied by gestures 2. a similar performance by a rugby team
[Sephardic Hebrew hah-kah-fawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew hah-kaw-fohs] /Sephardic Hebrew hɑ kɑˈfɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌhɑ kɔˈfoʊs/ noun, Hebrew. 1. a ceremony on Simhath Torah and on other occasions in which members of a synagogue congregation carry Torah scrolls around the synagogue seven or more times.