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HAJ

 Dictionary entry overview: What does haj mean? 

HAJ (noun)
  The noun HAJ has 1 sense:

1. the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Qadah; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba

  Familiarity information: HAJ used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HAJ (noun)


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Meaning:

The fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Qadah; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

hadj; haj; hajj

Context example:

for a Muslim the hajj is the ultimate act of worship

Hypernyms ("haj" is a kind of...):

pilgrim's journey; pilgrimage (a journey to a sacred place)

pillar of Islam ((Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims)


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