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hajji

[haj-ee] /ˈhædʒ i/
noun, plural hajjis.
1.
a Muslim who has gone on a pilgrimage to Mecca.
2.
a Christian from Greece, Armenia, or any country of the Near East, who has visited the Holy Sepulcher at Jerusalem.
Also, hadji, haji.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Arabic ḥajjī, equivalent to ḥajj pilgrimage + suffix of appurtenance
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hajji

/ˈhædʒɪ; ˈhædʒə/
noun (pl) hajjis, hadjis, hajis
1.
a Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca: also used as a title
2.
a Christian of the Greek Orthodox or Armenian Churches who has visited Jerusalem
Derived Forms
hajjah, noun:feminine
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