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Answer for the clue "Meccan pilgrim", 5 letters:
Alternative clues for the word hadji
Pilgrim to Mecca
Pilgrim to Mecca: Var.
Completer of the fifth pillar of Islam
A pilgrim who journeys to Mecca
31 Down who's been to Mecca
Word definitions for hadji in dictionaries
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Hadji \Hadj"i\ (-[i^]), n. [Ar. h[=a]jj[imac]. See Hadj .] A Mohammedan who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca; -- used among Orientals as a respectful salutation or a title of honor. --G. W. Curtis. A Greek or Armenian who has visited the holy sepulcher at...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (alternative spelling of hajji English)
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a pilgrim who journeys to Mecca [syn: hajji , haji ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Hadji is a title given to a person who has successfully completed the Hajj to Mecca . It may also refer to: People: El Hadji Diouf (born 1981), Senegalese footballer El Hadji Guissé , Senegalese judge Hadji Murad (c. 1790–1852), Caucasian leader Ismail...
Usage examples of hadji.
Great Confederation, through their real ruler, the Hadji Abdul Salam, Regent for the young Emir after the assassination of the Emir el Hamel el Kebir, impostor and usurper.
I am a Voice of Life, O Hadji, and mine it is to begin for you The Tale of The Uncrowned King.
Then we had a slim repast of soda water and bananas, the Hadji worshiped with his face toward Mecca, and the boatmen prepared an elaborate curry for themselves, with salt fish for its basis, and for its tastiest condiment blachang--a Malay preparation much relished by European lovers of durion and decomposed cheese.
Happened to be present in several parts of that country when young Hadji Gulamu, Filipinized Moro, drew nigh on an errand.
It occurred, therefore, that where the author of Anastasius, as well as he of 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 ladies from the central African republics were in national dress, a marvellous cacophony of colour like a hatching of forest butterflies, and their men carried elaborately carved walking-sticks or fly-whisks made from animal tails, and the Muslims amongst them wore embroidered pill-box fezes with the tassels denoting that they were hadji who had made the pilgrimage to Mecca.
The Hadji was about-forty feet long and essentially consisted of two sharp-prowed bamboo hulls fastened together with a platform, a bowsprit with a balloon sail and a single mast, fore-and-aft rigged, with sails of woven bamboo fibers.
So the Hadji was loaded with bamboo shoots, dried fish, and supplies saved over a period of two weeks from the grails.
The ladies from the central African republics were in national dress, a marvelous cacophony of colour like a hatching of forest butterflies, and their men carried elaborately carved walking-sticks or fly-whisks made from animal tails, and the Muslims amongst them wore embroidered pill-box fetes with the tassels denoting that they were hadji who I-ad made the pilgrimage to Mecca.
He read of the swallows that fly in and out of the little café at Smyrna where the Hadjis sit counting their amber beads and the turbaned merchants smoke their long tasselled pipes and talk gravely to each other.
He read of the swallows that fly in and out of the little cafe at Smyrna where the Hadjis sit counting their amber beads and the turbaned merchants smoke their long tasselled pipes and talk gravely to each other.
She had replaced Tanya, who had been henpecking Lev before the Hadji set off.