Hegira [ hi-jahy-ruh, hej-er-uh ]
1. Islam. Hijra.
2. (lowercase) Also he·ji·ra . any flight or journey to a more desirable or congenial place.
Origin: < Medieval Latin < Arabic; see Hijra
HOW TO USE HEGIRA IN A SENTENCE
One has no recollection of things that happened before the Hegira.
THE SECRET WITNESS|GEORGE GIBBS
The snow-drifts were still deep on the hills when, in the first days of March, we commenced our hegira to the far West.
MARY AND I|STEPHEN RETURN RIGGS
The explanation of course was, that he had been brought as an infant on this famous Hegira of the Selkirk Colonists.
THE ROMANTIC SETTLEMENT OF LORD SELKIRK'S COLONISTS|GEORGE BRYCE
Then came the hegira, which ended, as all the world knows, at Philadelphia.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN; SELF-REVEALED, VOLUME I (OF 2)|WILIAM CABELL BRUCE
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