Muslim Brothers, Society of the


noun
  1. an organization founded in Egypt in 1928 by Hasan al-Banna (1906–49), calling for a return to rigid orthodoxy, the overthrow of secular governments, and a restoration of the theocratic state.

Origin of Muslim Brothers, Society of the

1
Translation of Arabic al-ilchwān al-muslimūn
  • Also called Muslim Brotherhood.

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