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Hegira Definition in Context from 601 Words

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Hegira definition and synonyms in real context from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam. Learn advanced vocabulary in authentic context with images with the word, hegira.

/ˈhɛdʒɪrə/ (noun)

Hegira definition

(also hijra) Prophet Muhammad’s departure from Mecca to Medina in AD 622 which consolidated the first Muslim community, migration, exit, emigration

Example

On September 24, 622, the prophet Muhammad completes his Hegira, or “flight,” from Mecca to Medina. In Medina, Muhammad set about building the followers of his religion—Islam—into an organized community. The Hegira would later mark the beginning (year 1) of the Muslim calendar.

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Antonyms

arrival


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