Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

The Mohammedan religion or body of believers.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "islam":

  1. " I have already," said Haroun, " granted you your life because you have led two men to embrace the true faith of Islam. - "Tales of the Caliph", H. N. Crellin.
  2. The Shia, whatever their racial origin, form the Persian, the Aryan, adaptation of Islam, which is an essentially Semitic creed. - "The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.", Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton.
  3. This dynasty was overthrown by the Negroid Mabas, who established Wadai to the eastward about 1640. South of Wadai lay the heathen and cannibals of the Congo valley, against which Islam never prevailed. - "The Negro", W.E.B. Du Bois.