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1. hegira

noun. a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment.

Synonyms

  • flight
  • exodus
  • hejira

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • confront
  • domestic flight
  • international flight

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2. Hegira

noun. 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.

Etymology

  • Hejira (Latin)
  • هجرة (Arabic)

Sentences with hegira


1. Noun, singular or mass
However, when referring to the period after the birth of Christ and before the hegira, some Islamic texts also use the abbreviation "C.E.," which is an abbreviation for "Christian era."

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