dhu ʾlhijja

Dhu ʾl-hijjah

[dool hij-uh]
noun
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:
1760–70; < Arabic dhū al-ḥijjah

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To dhu ʾlhijja
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: dhu ʾl-qaʿda
Next Definition: dhu ʾlhijjah
Words Near: dhu ʾlhijja
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for dhu ʾlhijja
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing dhu ʾlhijja
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature