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Origin of Islam
OTHER WORDS FROM IslamIs·lam·ic [is-lam-ik, -lah-mik, iz-], /ɪsˈlæm ɪk, -ˈlɑ mɪk, ɪz-/, Is·lam·it·ic [is-luh-mit-ik, iz-], /ˌɪs ləˈmɪt ɪk, ˌɪz-/, adjectivenon-Is·lam·ic, adjectivenon-Is·lam·it·ic, adjective
Words nearby Islam
Example sentences from the Web for Islam
His discourse is now more detailed: submission, which is the meaning of islam in Arabic, gives him a kind of enjoyment.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was followed by several told-you-so articles with titles like “Have No Illusion: Islam Is the Enemy.”
As far as I can tell, this magazine spent as much time making fun of French politicians as it did of Muslims or Islam.
In Dresden, Germany, anti-Islam rallies each week draw thousands of demonstrators.
The town, known in Arabic as Ayn al-Arab, is so significant to ISIS that the group calls it Ayn al-Islam.
And the prince called Allah to witness that their troubles were at an end; that three years should see them masters of all Islam.
Many went boldly to the Moslem camp, and confessed Islam in return for a bit of bread.
Again and again have the Sultans shown their inability to defend the frontiers of Islam.
He had been reared in the religion of Mahomet, and with the faith he held the customs of Islam.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay
The enterprise of Islam underwent several ebbs and flows over this region.
British Dictionary definitions for Islam
- Muslims collectively and their civilization
- the countries where the Muslim religion is predominant
Derived forms of IslamIslamic, adjective
Word Origin for Islam
Cultural definitions for Islam
A religion, founded by Muhammad, whose members worship the one God of Jews (see also Jews) and Christians (see also Christian)(God is called Allah in Arabic) and follow the teachings of the Koran. Islam means “submission to the will of God”; adherents of Islam are called Muslims. The fundamental belief of Islam is “There is only one God, and Muhammad is his prophet.”
Muslims are obliged to pray five times a day, to fast in the daytime during the holy month of Ramadan, to abstain from pork and alcohol, and to make gifts to the poor. All of them are expected to make a pilgrimage to Mecca (see also Mecca), Muhammad's birthplace, at least once in their lives.