Definition of alhaji noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

alhaji

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ælˈhædʒi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ælˈhædʒi//
 
(West African English)
 
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a man who is a Muslim and has completed a religious journey to Mecca (often used as a title) compare alhaja Word OriginHausa, from Arabic al ‘the’ + hājī ‘pilgrim’.