a salutation meaning “peace,” used especially in Islamic countries.
a very low bow or obeisance, especially with the palm of the right hand placed on the forehead.
to salute with a salaam.
- sa·laam·like, adjective
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How to use salaam in a sentence
Magufuli graduated from the University of Dar es salaam in 1988, with a concentration in chemistry and mathematics.John Magufuli, Tanzanian president elected as an agent of reform, dies at 61 | Matt Schudel | March 17, 2021 | Washington Post
salaam was brought in the next night, and admitted to the rape after 90 minutes of questioning.
The testimony included that of two defendants, salaam and Wise, who took the stand to repudiate their confessions.
The 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Dar es salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya by Al-Qaeda killed 224 people.Document Dump Shows Bill Clinton Was Skeptical About Osama bin Laden | Ben Jacobs | July 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But John is sure that he can nurture Ayatollah to bring out the best in him, if only Tzipi and Saeb will do their best for salaam.
“That time also gave people the idea that you need to be afraid of all young black and brown men,” said salaam, now 38.‘Central Park Five’ Member Yusef Salaam On the Ken Burns Documentary | Allison Samuels | April 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Soon afterwards Cox, commanding the 29th Indian Brigade, came on board to make his salaam.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
However, they behaved themselves with the greatest civility, and greeted me in the evening and morning with a right hearty salaam.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
"salaam, be seated," murmured Saidie, indicating a fauteuil near the one on which she sank herself.Six Women | Victoria Cross
salaam, indeed, O happy little folk of my own homeland across the seas!Where Half The World Is Waking Up | Clarence Poe
Bowing low, much after the salaam of a native, in deference to beauty's presence, he addresses the Moorish doctor.Miss Caprice | St. George Rathborne
British Dictionary definitions for salaam
a Muslim form of salutation consisting of a deep bow with the right palm on the forehead
a salutation signifying peace, used chiefly by Muslims
to make a salaam or salute (someone) with a salaam
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