Part of speech:

Same as MOHAMMEDAN, etc.

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Usage examples "mahomedan":

  1. But I am quite sure he was never a Mahomedan." - "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.
  2. Those roofs, where houses are built next to each other, are divided by a wall of several feet, to insure that privacy which the Mahomedan customs demand. - "Mr. Midshipman Easy", Captain Frederick Marryat.
  3. I do not mean isolated converts here and there who intermarry with pure Mahomedan women, but I mean whole communities who have in olden days been forced to accept Islam. - "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon", Robert A. Sterndale.