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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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2009
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Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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Unique among the world's great pilgrimages, the hajj is in many ways also the most important. Even compared to the

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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(Arabic, ‘migration’)

Pilgrimage to Mecca, made in the 12th month of the Muslim year. All Muslims are required to

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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490 words

The great pilgrimage to Mecca (hajj) is one of the five pillars of Islam, distinct from the

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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359 words

(Arab.).

Pilgrimage to Mecca, specifically to the Kaʿba, during the month Dhūʾl-Ḥijja. This is one of the

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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2003
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Religion
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684 words

The annual pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijjah. Approximately two million Muslims worldwide participate annually. Performance of

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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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2007
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History
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1,018 words

The hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. All adult Muslims are obliged to

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca which takes place in the last month of the year, and which all Muslims are expected to make at least once during their lifetime. The word comes from Arabic ... More

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