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English noun: hijab

1. hijab (artifact) a headscarf worn by Muslim women; conceals the hair and neck and usually has a face veil that covers the face

Broader (hypernym)headscarf

2. hijab (act) the custom in some Islamic societies of women dressing modestly outside the home

SamplesShe observes the hijab and does not wear tight clothing.

Broader (hypernym)custom, usage, usance

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