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Muhajir or Mohajir (Arabic: مهاجر‎‎ muhājir; pl. مهاجرون muhājirūn) is an Arabic word meaning emigrant. In English, this term and its derivatives have been applied to a number of groups and individuals:


  • Muhajirun, the early Muslims (Muhammad and companions), who migrated from Mecca to Medina
  • Muhacir (Turkish variant), Ottoman Muslims who emigrated to Anatolia, from the late 18th century until the end of the 20th century
  • Muhaxhir (Albanians), Ottoman Albanian communities that left their homes as refugees or were transferred because of various wars
  • Muhajir people, descendants of Muslims who migrated to present-day Pakistan after the Partition of India
  • Al-Muhajiroun, a banned Salafi jihadi terrorist organisation that was once based in Britain


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