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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HAJ

We are in half a mind to leave this dawdling Haj, and go on with him to-morrow.

They also had much to tell of the extortions of the hemeldaria, or contractors for the Haj.

It was clear that he belonged to the Haj, but why was he here?

Haj Addee was a sort of “Infeliz,” as the Spaniards call a man of his peculiar temperament.

Haj Ali naturally tried to make as much money out of the transaction as he could.

They also make pilgrimages to Muhammadan shrines in India, but never perform the Haj.

The camels cannot last at this pace, but the Haj is pushing on now because the men are starving.

Haj has also given the method of keeping the Rose in bud, in order to prolong its period of blooming.

One who having made the haj, or pilgrimage, to Mecca, is entitled to wear a green turban and assume the title of haji.

I made him my personal friend by giving him the powder and shot, in spite of the servant of Haj Beshir from Kuka.

WORD ORIGIN

"pilgrimage to Mecca," from Arabic hajj "pilgrimage," from hajja "he went on a pilgrimage." Related to Hebrew haghagh "he made a pilgrimage, celebrated a feast," hagh "a gathering." One who has made it is a hajji.

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