Origin of Islam
Related formsIs·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
Examples from the Web for islamic
Submission is set in a France seven years from now that is dominated by a Muslim president intent on imposing Islamic law.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The comedian responded to the deadly attack on a French satirical magazine by renewing his recent criticisms of the Islamic faith.Bill Maher: Hundreds of Millions of Muslims Support Attack on ‘Charlie Hebdo’|Lloyd Grove|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After the six-week training, the forces will be deployed to confront the Islamic State, officials said.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It is not only clerics and Islamic ideologues who use offensive words and images to describe the sexual life of Westerners.50 Shades of Iran: The Mullahs’ Kinky Fantasies about Sex in the West|IranWire, Shima Sharabi|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Islamic State, or ISIS, claims it has shot down a Jordanian fighter jet and captured its pilot.
He also seems to agree with your summation of the Islamic problem.Black Man's Burden|Dallas McCord Reynolds
Wonderful observations of Islamic life, customs, personalities.Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2)|Arthur Cleveland Bent
They had no general political aim such as the founding of a great and universal Islamic state.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]|Wolfram Eberhard
And Manfred's army was not disciplined as Islamic armies were.The Saracen: The Holy War|Robert Shea
The Moslem world is especially and justifiably outraged by this aggression against an Islamic people.
British Dictionary definitions for islamic
- Muslims collectively and their civilization
- the countries where the Muslim religion is predominant
Derived FormsIslamic, adjective
Word Origin for Islam
Culture definitions for islamic
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.