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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
Example sentences from the Web for Islam
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.
And now completely dead even beyond the utmost lash of Islamic fanaticism, the Malay dropped face down.Cursed|George Allan England
In the first chapter the author has applied himself to expose the absurdity and hollowness of the Pan-Islamic bogey.Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value|Arthur Glyn Leonard
The gaonate enjoyed a practical tolerance remarkable when contrasted with the letter of Islamic law.
In a word, the Mussalman's free choice of a Khalifa such as Islamic tradition defines is made an unreality.Freedom's Battle|Mahatma Gandhi
All ancient monuments and objects (including those of Islamic date) are the property of the Government.How to Observe in Archaeology|Various
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.