existing prior to the ascendancy of Islam; pre-Muslim.
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How to use pre-Islamic in a sentence
Were they dispossessed, their ancient, pre-Islamic communities destroyed, their families dismembered—of their own free will?
Iranians take pride in their pre-Islamic culture and their ancient civilization.
I want also to tell you that the pre-Islamic legends I spoke of to you are admirably arranged for musical suggestion.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1 | Elizabeth Bisland
The pre-Islamic thinkers, however, clearly perceived that the original Principle must be dynamically conceived.The Development of Metaphysics in Persia | Muhammad Iqbal
The Arabian poetry which has been most frequently translated and written about in English is pre-Islamic poetry.The Literature of Ecstasy | Albert Mordell