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[pan-is-lah-miz-uh m, -iz-, -is-luh-miz-, -iz-]
  1. the idea or advocacy of a political union of all Muslim nations.
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Origin of Pan-Islamism

First recorded in 1880–85; pan- + Islamism
Related formsPan-Is·lam·ic [pan-is-lam-ik, -lah-mik, -iz-] /ˌpæn ɪsˈlæm ɪk, -ˈlɑ mɪk, -ɪz-/, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Now all this was recognized by the wiser supporters of the Pan-Islamic idea.

    The New World of Islam

    Lothrop Stoddard

  • Most people have heard of the pan-Islamic movement, especially during the War.


    George Wyman Bury

  • The recent organization of the Pan-Islamic Movement is full of hope.

  • It seemed to many that there would be a Pan-Islamic revolt in India.

  • And what is true of the Senussi holds equally for the other wise leaders who guide the Pan-Islamic movement.