or sha·ri·a, sha·ri·ʿah, sha·ri·ah
Origin of shariʿa
Examples from the Web for sharia
Advocates claimed that it helped to preserve virtue and to affirm the application of Sharia law.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil|Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These fanatical groups wish to create fundamentalist enclaves in which some version of Sharia law will prevail.
To Western eyes and ears, Sharia law seems devoid of respect for differences of opinion or complex moral thinking.
Earlier this week she pleaded with ISIS to uphold the verdict of a makeshift Sharia court, which ruled that he was not a spy.
Next, Labour established, in law, binding Sharia tribunals that Muslims could attend instead of normal British courts.
She was in an arabeeyeh, and passed me quickly along the Sharia en-Nahhasin.The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu|Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for sharia
Word Origin for sharia
Word Origin and History for sharia
Islamic religious law, 1855, from Arabic shari'ah "the revealed law," from shar' "revelation."