/ (ˈʃiːɪzəm) /
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Islam the beliefs and practices of Shiah
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Words nearby Shiism
shigella, shigellosis, Shih Ching, Shih Huang Ti, Shih Tzu, Shiism, shiitake, Shiʿite, Shijiazhuang, shikar, shikari
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How to use Shiism in a sentence
Iran belongs to all Iranians; it cannot and must not be reduced to Islam, nor Islam to Shiism or Shiism to Khomeinism.The Nuclear Deal That Iran’s Regime Fears Most|Djavad Khadem|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Alawis are a very unique and distinct Muslim group, which mixes elements of Shiism and Christianity together.The Battle Within Syria: Who Will Win?|Bruce Riedel|June 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST
These last matters, however, are rather excrescences than necessary parts of Shiism.The Future of Islam|Wilfred Scawen Blunt