the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran

Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion


the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

Syn: ↑Islam, ↑Islamism, ↑Muhammadanism, ↑Muslimism
Derivationally related forms: ↑Islamist (for: ↑Islamism), ↑Islamic (for: ↑Islam), ↑Islamist (for: ↑Islam)
Members of this Topic:
halal, ↑Sunnah, ↑Sunna, ↑hadith, ↑Had crime, ↑Tazir crime, ↑Ramadan, ↑Kaaba, ↑Caaba, ↑masjid, ↑musjid, ↑mihrab, ↑mosque, ↑Hadith, ↑pillar of Islam, ↑Ta'ziyeh, ↑kismet, ↑kismat, ↑Ummah, ↑Umma, ↑Muslim Ummah, ↑Islamic Ummah, ↑Islam Nation, ↑Satan, ↑Old Nick, ↑Devil, ↑Lucifer, ↑Beelzebub, ↑the Tempter, ↑Prince of Darkness, ↑genie, ↑jinni, ↑jinnee, ↑djinni, ↑djinny, ↑djinn, ↑shaitan, ↑shaytan, ↑eblis, ↑houri, ↑paynim, ↑imam, ↑imaum, ↑Mahdi
Hypernyms: ↑monotheism
Hyponyms: ↑Mahdism, ↑Salafism, ↑Salafi movement, ↑Shiism, ↑Wahhabism, ↑Wahabism

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/moo ham"i dn iz'euhm, moh-/, n.

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Mohammˈedanism, Mohammˈedism, etc, noun
Islam, the religion of Mohammed, contained in the Koran
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Main Entry:Mohammedan

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  • Mohammedanism — Mo*ham med*an*ism, Mohammedism Mo*ham med*ism , prop. n. The religion, or doctrines and precepts, of Mohammed, contained in the Koran; Islamism; Islam. The term {Islam} is preferred by most Moslems, and some find the term Mohammedanism to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mohammedanism — [mō ham′i dən iz΄əm] n. ISLAM: term used, esp. formerly, by non Muslims …   English World dictionary

  • Mohammedanism — noun see Mohammedan …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mohammedanism — /moo ham i dn iz euhm, moh /, n. Muhammadanism; Islam. [MOHAMMEDAN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mohammedanism — noun the religious system introduced by Muhammad, Islam …   Wiktionary

  • MOHAMMEDANISM —    the religion of MOHAMMED or ISLAM, (q.v.)    is essentially much the same as the religion of the Jews with some elements borrowed from the Christian religion, and is defined by Carlyle as a bastard Christianity; originating in Arabia it spread …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Mohammedanism — Mo|ham|me|dan|is|m a word meaning the Islamic religion, now considered offensive by most Muslims …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mohammedanism — n. Islam, monotheistic religion based on the teachings of the prophet Mohammed which are written out in the Koran; body of Muslim believers, Muslims; Muslim world …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mohammedanism — n. Mahometanism, Islamism, Islam …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Mohammedanism — verb (T) a word meaning the Muslim religion, now considered offensive by most Muslims; Islam …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mohammedanism — mo·ham·med·an·ism …   English syllables

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