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[moo-ham-i-dn-iz-uh m, moh-]
  1. Muhammadanism; Islam.
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Origin of Mohammedanism

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Examples from the Web for mohammedanism

Historical Examples

  • Nothing can alter the fact that Mohammedanism has done a vast amount of good.

    War Letters of a Public-School Boy

    Paul Jones.

  • Christianity and Mohammedanism were at issue for the possession of Europe.

  • Besides, it is clear that Mohammedanism is an offshoot of Zoroastrianism and Christianity.


    Th. Pascal

  • I might as well have tried to argue the Sultan out of Mohammedanism.

    The Celebrity, Complete

    Winston Churchill

  • But did not Mohammedanism produce227 some effect on the Arab mind?

    Nineteenth Century Questions

    James Freeman Clarke

British Dictionary definitions for mohammedanism


  1. a name, formerly common in Western usage but never used among Muslims, for the Muslim religion; IslamSee Islam
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