hadji

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hadji an Arabic term of respect for someone who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hadji A Greek or Armenian who has visited the holy sepulcher at Jerusalem.
    • Hadji A Mohammedan who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca; -- used among Orientals as a respectful salutation or a title of honor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hadji A Mussulman who has performed his hadj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, and who afterward bears the designation as a title of honor: as, Hadji Khalfa. The title is also given to a Greek or an Armenian who has visited the holy sepulcher at Jerusalem. Also spelled hadjee.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Hadji (haj′i) one who has performed a Hadj
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Ar. hājjī,. See Hadj
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ar., 'a pilgrimage.'

Usage

In literature:

The Hadji gave no other reply than pointing over his shoulder to Asaad.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
The two above named men manage to keep all together except Hadji-Riza Kuli Khan, who is an opposing factor.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
You might be an Indian Hadji.
"Paul Patoff" by F. Marion Crawford
We found that we were among a family of Hadjis.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
Tanee the brave was killed, and Hadji Mahomet.
"Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak" by Harriette McDougall
I shook hands and called him by his new title of nobility, Tuan Hadji, but he did not refer to Lepas.
"Tales of the Malayan Coast" by Rounsevelle Wildman
But Hadji was doomed to disappointment, and, much preoccupied, he returned to his home.
"Told in the Coffee House" by Cyrus Adler
Hadji Torah, 140, 141, 169-171, 196, 220, 221, 223, 232, 233, 248.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
None could look at the old warrior Hadji, without believing that he was possessed of the most indomitable spirit and heroic bravery.
"The Circassian Chief" by W.H.G. Kingston
Then it was that Hadji Mohammed, the chief of the cooks, sat down upon the floor in the midst of the main kitchen and beat his breast and wept.
"Khaled, A Tale of Arabia" by F. Marion Crawford
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In news:

El Hadji Malick Diop, MBChB.
Hadji Murad by Kate Lochte.
Hadji Murad By Leo Tostoy.
Reports say about 10 people – including Senegalese Sports Minister Hadji Malick Gakou – were injured in the violence.
MALICK LAMOTTE, EL HADJI IBRAHIMA SECK MAMADOU DIAKHATE, AND ISMAEL DIAKHATE.
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