• synonyms


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

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for pan-islamism

Historical Examples of pan-islamism

  • By 1912 Pan-Islamism had recovered its poise and was moving forward once more.

    The New World of Islam

    Lothrop Stoddard

  • The black race offers no real danger except as the tool of Pan-Islamism.

  • As a world-force this band of pan-Islamism had failed because it had been invoked by the wrong people for a wrong purpose.


    George Wyman Bury

  • That it should do so it must follow now and for ever the ideas that are the mainspring of Pan-Islamism.

  • Later on we shall examine more fully the activities of these gentry in the chapters devoted to Pan-Islamism and Nationalism.

    The New World of Islam

    Lothrop Stoddard