e-tutor.com - Online tutoring, learning, and homeschooling resources      Home    Enroll    Tour    Contact Us    Graphing Calculator         Dictionary Home    Index    About   

Definition of 'hejira'


  1. 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
       Synonyms: Hegira
  2. a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment
       Synonyms: exodus hegira

Get this dictionary without ads as part of the e-Tutor Virtual Learning Program.