noun (in South Asia, especially India)
- a person whose gender identity is neither male nor female, typically a person who was born male and dresses as a woman.
- a person who is transgender or is transitioning to another gender.
noun (sometimes lowercase) Islam.
- the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution a.d. 622: regarded as the beginning of the Muslim Era.
- the Muslim Era itself.
- (in India) a person who adopts a gender role that is neither male nor female
also hijrah, the more correct form of hegira.