Definition of 'hijab'
Example sentences containing 'hijab'
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The hijab covers the head and chest but not the face. The Sun (2013)Her cross was as important to her as a turban or hijab to others. The Sun (2009)She prayed five times a day and wore the full hijab from the age of ten. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They want my six year old daughter wear the hijab. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some wear a hijab from the time they are in the nursery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The religious imperative to use a hijab to cover up in public means that some women are not exposed to enough sunlight. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is easier when you are 5 and not wearing a full hijab. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She wears a hijab over her hair, neck and shoulders. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She befriends her neighbours, wears a hijab and goes to the mosque. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No women will be forced to wear the hijab - that is a personal choice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In wearing the hijab, she knows she is more vulnerable to abuse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I shouted at a friend for wearing a red hijab. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Towards the end I was wearing a hijab. The Sun (2013)She wears a hijab, but she's my daughter. Christianity Today (2000)She received tweets ranging from'Why aren't you wearing a hijab? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Women wearing the headscarf, or hijab, were particularly vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But she was different: her hair was neatly covered with a headscarf, a hijab. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For those who don't know, a hijab only covers the hair and neck. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Many women are denied proper education, stripped of their identity and bullied into wearing head-to-toe hijab with veils covering all but the eyes. The Sun (2011)
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