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English definition of “hijab”


noun uk   /ˈhɪ.dʒæb/ us  
[C] the head covering that some Muslim women wear when they are outsideThings worn to cover the head, face or neck [U] the religious law that controls the clothes that Muslim women can wearIslamReligious practices
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