[ UK /hˈæd‍ʒi/ ]
  1. an Arabic term of respect for someone who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca
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  • The Arabs are especially fond of relics; thus, upon the return from a pilgrimage to Mecca, the "hadji" or pilgrim is certain to have purchased from some religious Faky of the sacred shrine either a few square inches of cloth, or some such trifle, that belonged to the prophet Mahomet. In the Heart of Africa
  • At daybreak on the morning of departure the charvadars wake us up by pounding on the outer gate and shouting "hadji" to Abdul Abdul lets them in, and the next hour passes in violent and wordy disputation among them as they load up their horses. Around the World on a Bicycle - Volume II From Teheran To Yokohama
  • Hassane and most of the competitors sheepishly made their way over to El Hadji's open-air mosque to perform their ablutions and prayers.
  • She was born in New York to Greek parents and, before she got her stage name, was known as Aikaterini Hadjipateras.
  • Their rationale for that demand, as explained by the union's chairman, Magomed Shamilov, to Caucasus Knot, was the proposal Bastrykin floated last week at a meeting of top prosecutor's office staff that Medvedev attended, to create a database containing the fingerprints of the entire North Caucasus population. condemned that proposal as discriminatory; Chechen Republic human rights ombudsman Nurdi Nukhadjiyev termed it anticonstitutional and a violation of citizens 'rights. Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
  • Hadjigeorgiou, M. and Papapavlou, A. (2005) Approaches to multiculturalism: How responsive is the educational system of Cyprus to new challenges? Reading Development in Two Different Contexts:the Case of the English-greek Bilingual Children in UK and in Cyprus « Articles « Literacy News
  • He was finally even cashiered out of Graywolf for shooting a surrendering hadji on CNN, a bad career move if ever there was one; now he had another client, less picky about certain moral distinctions. Dead Zero
  • Hadji Baba, had described the manners and vices of the Eastern nations, not only with fidelity, but with the humour of Le Sage and the ludicrous power of Fielding himself, one who was a perfect stranger to the subject must necessarily produce an unfavourable contrast. The Talisman
  • They reckon their ancestry from the mother, and when my Cretan cavass, Hadji Houssein, spoke of his home, it was always as his “mother's house.” The Autobiography of a Journalist
  • A hadji is someone who takes a pilgrimage to Mecca. Robert Koehler: The Hounds of Heaven
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