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lesser pilgrimage

noun, Islam.
1.

ʿumrah

[uhm-ruh] /ˈʌm rə/
noun, Islam.
1.
the pilgrimage, consisting of rituals performed at various shrines, made by a Muslim upon entering Mecca: often part of the hajj.
Also, ʿumra.
Also called lesser pilgrimage.
Origin
< Arabic: literally, visit
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