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Islamite

[is-lah-mahyt, iz-, is-luh-mahyt, iz-]
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noun
  1. a Muslim.

Origin of Islamite

First recorded in 1790–1800; Islam + -ite1
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Examples from the Web for islamite

Historical Examples

  • The air is horrible with the gross and passionate figments of Islamite mythology.

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    William Ernest Henley

  • Therefore these facts have been ignored or hastily slurred over, or the beliefs are ascribed to European or Islamite influence.

  • Had thy father been an Islamite, verily we should have said, "God have mercy upon him!"

  • I had fallen, without having remarked it, upon the chief nest of Islamite fanaticism in Bokhara.


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