hejira hejira

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  • But after consulting the dictionary, the judges found that hejira was a correct alternative.

News

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    It seems impossible to imagine another band having Hejira's sound, but when you consider the London quartet's collective history, you better understand what makes them tick. Players Sam Beste, Rahel Debebe-Dessalegne, Alexis Nunez, and Alex Reeve boast incredible backgrounds, with ties to Chile, Hungary, Ethiopia, and Germany, and the list of projects they've contributed to is even more diverse ...
    on October 16, 2013     Source: Spin

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