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Islamism

[is-lah-miz-uh m, iz-, is-luh-miz-, iz-] /ɪsˈlɑ mɪz əm, ɪz-, ˈɪs ləˌmɪz-, ˈɪz-/
noun
1.
the religion or culture of Islam.
Origin of Islamism
1740-1750
First recorded in 1740-50; Islam + -ism
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  • The national spirit was dead, and the entire population had embraced Islamism.

    Les Parsis D. Menant
  • What is true and good in Islamism was borrowed from Israel and Christianity.

    A Comparative View of Religions

    Johannes Henricus Scholten
  • What Mussulman can refuse to march against them, and avenge the glory of Islamism?'

    The Boy Crusaders John G. Edgar
  • We kidnapped the Africans all day and spouted Islamism all night!

    Captain Canot Brantz Mayer
  • So it is plain that the darwishes are one of the two pillars that support Islamism.

    Modern Persia Mooshie G. Daniel
British Dictionary definitions for Islamism

Islamism

/ˈɪzləmɪzm/
noun
1.
support of or advocacy for Islamic fundamentalism
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