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1. a Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca: also used as a title
2. a Christian of the Greek Orthodox or Armenian Churches who has visited Jerusalem



(also hadji, hajji), the honorary title of a Muslim who has made the pilgrimage (hajj) to Mecca.

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MOROCCAN international Mustapha Hadji has rejected a loan move to West Ham because he still believes he has a future at Aston Villa.
"I speak to Moustapha some times but he is not happy at the moment," said Chippo who revealed Hadji wants to come out of international retirement.
Strachan, meanwhile, said he had already spoken to Hadji but had not discussed his sending off.
The Estonian smothered Eustace's right foot shot almost at source, only for his good work to go unrewarded when the ball looped into the path of Hadji.
He whipped in a shot from the edge of the box following more good work from Hadji.
The problem for Hadji is that he has been given few first-team opportunities with Villa this season and it is unlikely that he will figure in Graham Taylor's plans.
So far Hadji has been restricted - primarily due to his summer exertions with his country - to just two substitute appearances in Villa's run to one of the three Intertoto Cup finals.
Incredibly, Hadji has been desperate to sample the atmosphere of a Glasgow derby for years but has never found the time or an excuse to experience it for himself.
Ysrael Zuniga, making a rare start, set up Hadji in the 20th minute with some neat interplay only for Pressman to push the ball wide.
Hadji made the first and scored the second while Chippo created the third to leave boss Gordon Strachan ecstatic.
Prosecutor Carol McMullan told magistrates: 'We have received a copy of a letter from the defence solicitors who are representing Mr El Hadji Diouf indicating it will be a not guilty plea to the allegation.'
Hadji intended to retire from the international scene after the World Cup finals but defeat against Senegal last weekend all but mathematically ended Morocco's hopes of qualifying.