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1

ihram

a white cloth they wear

2

tawaf

going round the black box in the middle 7 times

3

Black stone

the rock in the eastern corner of the kaaba

4

zam zam well

the holiest place in islam

5

Al safa and al marwa

Safa and Marwa are two small hills, connected to the larger Abu Qubais and Qaiqan mountains

6

Mount arafat

it is a hill about 20 km southeast of Mecca in the Makkah Province of Saudi Arabia. The mountain is approximately 70 m in height. Its highest point sits at an elevation of 454 m.

7

forgiveness

being forgiven for your actions or you forgiving someone else

8

Eid ul Adha

the Muslim festival marking the culmination of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorating the sacrifice of Abraham.

9

Mina

Mina, earliest of all known units of weight.

10

Hair

all women to shave their heads

11

jihad

a struggle against evil

12

Muzdalifah

Muzdalifah is an open and level area near Mecca in the Hejazi region of Saudi Arabia

13

People who cannot go

people who are vulnerable

14

ibrahim

recognized as a prophet and messenger of God in Islam. Abraham plays a prominent role as an example of faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

15

Hagar

She was an Ancient Egyptian slave of Sarah, who gave her to Abraham to bear a child.

16

Ishmael

Ishmael was the first son of Abraham