or sha·ri·a, sha·ri·ʿah, sha·ri·ah
Origin of shariʿa
First recorded in 1875–80, shariʿa is from the Arabic word sharīʿah
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Examples from the Web for shariah
In the second episode, Oliver discussed the implementation of Shariah law in the sultanate of Brunei.‘Last Week Tonight’ Does Real Journalism, No Matter What John Oliver Says
September 29, 2014
In one of many tweets to her 2,000 followers, she says, “Gain true honor by living under the law of Shariah.”The Bride of ISIS Revealed
September 3, 2014
The only solution to jahiliyyah was full acceptance of Shariah law.Why the Caliphate Will Devour Its Children
July 11, 2014
Moreover, Saudi Arabia and Iran have notoriously carried out even the more grisly penalties of shariah.
Just two weeks later, the Sultan issued his decree that shariah, Islamic law, would be the new law of the land.