(hahj) [Arabic] The pilgrimage to Mecca, spiritual center of Islam, that every adult Muslim is required to make at least once in his or her lifetime.

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  • Hadj — (h[a^]j), n. [Ar. hajj, fr. hajja to set out, walk, go on a pilgrimage.] The pilgrimage to Mecca, performed by Mohammedans. It is the duty of Moslems to make a journey to Mecca at least once ina lifetime, or if that is not possible, three… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hadj — hadj; hadj·e·mi; …   English syllables

  • hadj|i — «HAJ ee», noun, plural hadj|is. = hajji. (Cf. ↑hajji) …   Useful english dictionary

  • hadj — [haj] n. HAJJ …   English World dictionary

  • hadj — hadji [ adʒi ] n. m. • 1743; hagis 1568; mot ar. ♦ Musulman qui a fait le pèlerinage de La Mecque. Les hadjis. On emploie aussi HADJ [ adʒ ] pour désigner le pèlerinage de La Mecque et le musulman qui l a accompli. hadj n. m. d1./d Musulman qui a …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hadj — haj haj, hajj hajj . A pilgrimage to Mecca; every Muslim must make this journey at least once. [Also spelled {hadj}.] Syn: hadj, haj. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hadj — n. pilgrimage to Mecca which every Muslim is supposed to do at least once in his or her life (also hadj) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hadj — [[t]hædʒ[/t]] n. pl. hadj•es ear hajj …   From formal English to slang

  • hadj — variant of hajj …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hadj — Die 5 Säulen des Islam Schahada (Bekenntnis) Salat (Gebet) Saum (Fasten) Zakat (Almosensteuer) Haddsch (Pilgerfahrt) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hadj — Hajj Religion religions abrahamiques : judaïsme · christianisme · islam Cet …   Wikipédia en Français