hijab definition

  • noun:
    • The headscarf donned by Muslim females, occasionally including a veil that addresses the face area aside from the eyes.
    • The institution of protection of females in certain Islamic communities through veiling or seclusion.
    • The veil worn by women beyond the age of puberty in front of non-related males.
    • The hajib headscarf.
    • the customized in a few Islamic societies of women dressing modestly away from residence
    • a headscarf worn by Muslim women; conceals hair and neck and often has a face veil that covers the facial skin

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