Definitions for hajjhædʒ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
hajjhædʒ(n.)(pl.)hajj•es or hadj•es.
the pilgrimage to Mecca, which every adult Muslim is supposed to make at least once.
Category: Eastern Religions
Origin of hajj:
1665–75; < Ar ḥajj pilgrimage
hajj, haj, hadj(noun)
the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba
"for a Muslim the hajj is the ultimate act of worship"
The pilgrimage to Mecca made by pious Muslims; one of the five pillars
Origin: Arabic (ħajj, pilgrimage), from (ħajja, to overcome).