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


  • Muhajirun, the early Muslims (Muhammad and his companions) who migrated from Mecca to Medina in modern-day Saudi Arabia
  • 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 (Urdu-speaking people), Indian Muslims and their descendants who migrated to Pakistan after the Partition of British India in August 1947


  • Al-Muhajiroun, a banned Salafi Islamic jihadist terrorist network that was formerly based in the United Kingdom



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