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Dhu ʾl-hijjah

[dool hij-uh] /dul ˈhɪdʒ ə/
noun
1.
Islam. the twelfth month of the Muslim calendar, in leap year containing one extra day.
Also, Dhu ʾl-hijja, Zu ʾl-hijjah.
Compare Muslim calendar.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; < Arabic dhū al-ḥijjah
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