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hajj


For a Muslim, the hajj is the ultimate act of worship.
  Islam:  a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; the fifth pillar of Islam is to at least once in a lifetime to visit Mecca and the Kaaba
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  • For a Muslim, the hajj is the ultimate act of worship.
  • A dedicated hajj terminal that could process three hundred thousand pilgrims a season.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • "So, Swami Jesus, will you go on the hajj this year?" he said, bringing the palms of his hands together in front of his face in a reverent namaskar.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Far down the corridor, an image-voice screamed: "They denied us the Hajj!"
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune

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  • "They denied us the Hajj," Stilgar said with ritual solemnity.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Not the official Hajj.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • HAJJ: holy journey.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
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Associated words [difficulty]:   hajj [8] , Islam [1] , Allah [2] , Mecca [3] , Muhammad [4] , Sunni [5] , Hadith [7] , Wahhabi [7] , Kaaba [8] , jihad [4] , fatwa [6] , sharia [7]
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