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Hijra, Hijrah, Hegira, Hejira or Hijrat may refer to:
- Hegira refers to the migration of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib (later renamed by him to Medina) in 622 CE.
- Migration to Abyssinia, or the First Hegira, the migration of 83 of Muhammad's first followers to the Kingdom of Aksum (formerly called Abyssinia) in 615 CE in order to flee persecution in Mecca
- Hijri year (Anno Hegirae, AH), any year in the Islamic calendar, reckoned from the Hegira.
- Hijra, a work by the Malayalam poet Moyinkutty Vaidyar
- Hegira (novel), a 1979 science fiction novel by Greg Bear
- Hegira, a fictional exodus from Earth to other parts of the galaxy in the Hyperion Cantos science fiction novels
- Hejira (album), a 1976 album by Joni Mitchell, and the title song
- Hijrah, a 2016 album by George Hirsch's solo project Harm Wülf
- HIJRA (Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid), an African humanitarian organization
- Hijra (South Asia), the standard term in South Asia for male-to-female transgender individuals
- Hijrat (film), a 2016 Pakistani film
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