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Ismaʿilian

[ is-mey-il-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌɪs meɪˈɪl i ən /
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noun Islam.

a member of the Ismaʿiliya sect.

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Also Is·ma·ʿil·i [is-mey-il-ee]. /ˌɪs meɪˈɪl i/.
Also called Sevener.

Origin of Ismaʿilian

1830–40; <Arabic ismāʿīlī (equivalent to Ismāʿīl (died a.d. 760), elder son of the imam Jaʿfar, but disinherited by his father + suffix of appurtenance) + -an
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