hegira Meaning and Definition

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آغاز سن ھجری

aaghaz sun hijri

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English definition for hegira

1. n. a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment

2. n. the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 which marked the beginning of the Muslim era; the Muslim calendar begins in that year

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The Hegira or Hijrah (Arabic: هِجْرَة‎‎), also romanized as Hijra and Hejira, is the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib, later renamed by him to Medina, in 622 CE.
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