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hejira

[hi-jahy-ruh, hej-er-uh] /hɪˈdʒaɪ rə, ˈhɛdʒ ər ə/
noun
1.
Hegira (def 2).
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Hegira

/ˈhɛdʒɪrə/
noun
1.
the departure of Mohammed from Mecca to Medina in 622 ad; the starting point of the Muslim era
2.
the Muslim era itself See also AH
3.
(often not capital) an emigration escape or flight
Also called Hijrah
Word Origin
C16: from Medieval Latin, from Arabic hijrah emigration or flight

Hejira

/ˈhɛdʒɪrə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Hegira
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