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Ismaili

Isma'ili

/ (ˌɪzmɑːˈiːlɪ) /
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noun Islam
a Shiah sect whose adherents believe that Ismail, son of the sixth imam, was the rightful seventh imam
Also called: Ismailian (ˌɪzmɑːɪˈliːən) plural -lis a member of this sect
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