(also haj or hadj)
Definition of hajj in English:
The Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca that takes place in the last month of the year, and that all Muslims are expected to make at least once during their lifetime.
- The hajj links pilgrims with Muslims around the world symbolically, ritually, and politically.
- All Muslims who are able are expected to make a hajj, or pilgrimage, once during their life, to one of the Muslim holy sites.
- Believers are expected, at least once in their lives, to make a hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Ramadan.
from Arabic (al-) ḥajj '(the Great) Pilgrimage'.
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