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Hadji  n.  (Also spelled hajji and haji)  
A Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca; used among Orientals as a respectful salutation or a title of honor.
A Greek or Armenian who has visited the holy sepulcher at Jerusalem.

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"Hadji" Quotes from Famous Books

... wan; another la-ad feels that he'd be lonesome without tin. 'Tis a matther iv disposition. If iver I got started th' Lord on'y knows where I'd bring up. I might be like me frind an' fellow-sultan, Hadji Mohammed. Hadji has wives to burn, an' wanst in awhile he bur-rns wan. He has a betther ...
— Mr. Dooley's Philosophy • Finley Peter Dunne

... to forsake his faith, by no means partook her enthusiasm for martyrdom. Hassan, however, having explained what the purpose had been, Hebert was pardoned, though the sheyk scornfully observed that what was good enough for the daughters of a Hadji was good enough for the unclean child ...
— A Modern Telemachus • Charlotte M. Yonge

Words linked to "Hadji" :   hajji

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