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Ismaʿiliya

[ is-mey-uh-lee-uh, ‐mahy-uh‐ ]
/ ˌɪs meɪ əˈli ə, ‐maɪ ə‐ /
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noun Islam.
a branch of Shiʿism, including in its number the Assassins and the Druze, having an esoteric philosophy and asserting Ismaʿil to be the seventh divinely inspired imam in the succession from Ali.
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Origin of Ismaʿiliya

From Arabic Īsmāʿīlīyah; see Ismaʿilian
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