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Hijra has its origins in the Arabic language. Hijra is a variation of Hijrah. See also the related category arabic. Hijra is uncommon as a baby girl name.What is the significance of Hijra?
In Islam, the Hijra refers to the 200 mile journey Muhammad made from his hometown of Mecca to the city of Medina in order to escape religious persecution. However, Muslims remember the Hijra not as an act of weakness but instead as a strategic act of triumph that enabled the foundation of the Islamic community.What is the Muslim Era?
1. the journey of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution A.D. 622: regarded as the beginning of the Muslim Era. 2. the Muslim Era itself. Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.