Origin of imam
Examples from the Web for imam
Imam Bheel, as locals call him, was added to a list of worldwide traffickers subject to U.S. sanctions in 2009.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Imam Enchassi also noted that when Noor left the mosque, he had joined a local conservative group that spewed anti-Muslim views.
Second, Imam Ali raised an issue that few have publicly discussed.
After praying for forgiveness, Fotros was redeemed by the Imam Ali who gave him back his wings.
Prince Rahim is the oldest son of Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, the imam of Shia Ismaili Muslims.Kate Upton Named Model of the Year; Alexander McQueen’s London Home for Sale|The Fashion Beast Team|September 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After dinner we and Imam Sharif had another serious council, finding ourselves in a regular fix.Southern Arabia|Theodore Bent
But we have an Imam (leader) who is an infallible judge and needs no proofs.Mystics and Saints of Islam|Claud Field
So do not hesitate a moment in the service of the imam who has given thee to know his felicity.'Secret Societies of the Middle Ages|Thomas Keightley
According to Shiah doctrine, the rulership of the State by divine law belongs to the Imam.Bahaism and Its Claims|Samuel Graham Wilson
Stalky asked of Imam Din, the servant, who came to attention on the marble floor.Actions and Reactions|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for imam
imaum (ɪˈmɑːm, ɪˈmɔːm)
Word Origin for imam
Word Origin and History for imam
1610s, from Arabic, literally "leader; one who precedes," from amma "to go before, precede."