hejira

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hejira (plural hejiras)

  1. Alternative form of hegira
    • 2018, Kate Atkinson, Transcription, →ISBN, page 184-185:
      Her mother was — had been — Scottish (although you couldn't tell by looking), and they had once made the long journey to her homeland. Juliet had been very small and could remember little of this hejira.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hejira in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)