haj

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n haj 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"
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Usage

In literature:

He dipped his hand into the dish with that great trader when Mahbub and a few co-religionists were invited to a big Haj dinner.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
We called on the Consul, the Vice-Consul, and our old friend, Consul Burton of Trieste, Haj Abdullah.
"A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'" by Annie Allnut Brassey
Among our visitors was Haj Mohammed El-Saeedy, the owner of our camels.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 1" by James Richardson
Besides, the official Turk is already too civilized to put up readily with the real hardships of the Haj.
"The Future of Islam" by Wilfred Scawen Blunt
I knew an old Egyptian doctor in Duma named Haj Ibrahim, who was a conceited fellow.
"The Women of the Arabs" by Henry Harris Jessup
He brings an extraordinary report about the copy of the treaty which I left with Haj Ahmed at Ghat.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 2" by James Richardson
Haj Ali Wad Saad, 123-4.
"Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892" by F. R. Wingate
In the present day the Syrian pilgrim route, or Darb el Haj, from Damascus to Medina and Mecca is the most used.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
He dipped his hand into the dish with that great trader when Mahbub and a few co-religionists were invited to a big Haj dinner.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
You have not then forgotten poor Haj-Ewa?
"Osceola the Seminole" by Mayne Reid
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In news:

News 'Head Off This Brakeless Train': Haj Seyyed Javadi's Letter to Khamenei.
A BRITISHER 'S VIEW: A Brooklyn Woman Recalls the Hypocrisy of a Haj-Hopeful.
Securing Haj from Disease, Employee Credit Checks, Counterfeit Military Parts, and More.
A BRITISHER'S VIEW: A Brooklyn Woman Recalls the Hypocrisy of a Haj -Hopeful.
Multitude of Haj pilgrims arrives at Mount Arafat for a day of prayer and reflection.
Serving Montgomery County, PA. By AHMED AL-HAJ Associated Press.
Muslims have begun the rituals of the haj -- the world's largest annual pilgrimage -- in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Dalia Haj-Omar is a Sudanese human rights activist and a member of girifna, a Sudanese non-violent youth movement calling for national civil disobedience to overthrow the National Congress Party.
Haj pilgrims arrive at Mount Arafat.
Muslim pilgrims head towards Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat at the peak of the annual haj pilgrimage near the holy city of Mecca.
What happened to Al Jazeera's Sami al-Haj.
Zakaria Mansour el Haj celebrates his wedding at a hospital in Aleppo Oct 27, 2012.
Sarra Fleur Abou-El-Haj/Studio D. View Larger View Thumbnails.
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In science:

Aj (τ )Ak i = Xq hAj (τ )Bk i = Xq Φq (j )Ψq (k) exp(−τ ǫq ) , hBj (τ )Bk i = − Xq hBj (τ )Ak i = − Xq whereas the equal-time contractions are given below (2.18).
Random antiferromagnetic quantum spin chains: Exact results from scaling of rare regions
The correlation coefficients haj bk i are then evaluated from all remaining events, and plugged into the S parameter (3).
Proposal for a loophole-free Bell test using homodyne detection
One can thus write haj bk i = R dµ p(µ) sA (θj , µ) sB (φk , µ), from which the derivation of the Bell-CHSH inequality is very standard .
Proposal for a loophole-free Bell test using homodyne detection
It holds for expectation values of theses operators: 0 ≤ |haj i|, |hbk i| ≤ 1.
Controversy between Einstein and Bohr and two erroneous arguments used in supporting Copenhagen quantum mechanics
If in the family the critical point zj moves across the ray {z : Im(z ) = Im(zi ), Re(z ) > Re(zi )} then we map the basis element hAi i, before the crossing, to hAi i ± nij hAj i, after the crossing.
Gauge Theory in higher dimensions, II
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