dhu 'l-hijja

Dhu ʾl-hijjah

[dool hij-uh]
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.

1760–70; < Arabic dhū al-ḥijjah

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