alhaji

[al'hadʒi]
noun (plural alhajis) (fem. alhaja) (in West Africa) a Muslim who has been to Mecca as a pilgrim.
Origin
Hausa, from Arab. al 'the' + hājī 'pilgrim'.

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  • alhaji — /ælˈhædʒi/ (say al hajee) noun 1. a Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca. 2. (upper case) (a title of respect accorded to one who has done this.) {Arabic} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Alhaji (novel) — Alhaji (1992) is a novel by Ebou Dibba. It is set in The Gambia and Senegal. It was published by Macmillan of London. Plot Summary Principally, the novel concerns a teenage boy of sixteen years. His name is not given until the last page of the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Alhaji Aliu Mahama — (* 3. März 1946, Yendi, Ghana) ist ein Politiker in Ghana. Zurzeit hat er das zweithöchste Amt des Staates, die Vizepräsidentschaft, nach Präsident John Agyekum Kufuor inne. Mahama stammt aus der Northern Region Ghanas. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alhaji Jeng — (né le 31 décembre 1981 à Banjul, en Gambie) est un athlète suédois, spécialiste du saut à la perche. Il est également acteur. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Performances 3 Palmarès …   Wikipédia en Français

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