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OTHER WORDS FROM ShiʿiteShi·ʿism [shee-iz-uh m] /ˈʃi ɪz əm/, nounShi·ʿit·ic [shee-it-ik] /ʃiˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for shiites
It's all about slaughtering Shiites, like, you know, the Iranians.
Meanwhile Shiites who put their faith in Tehran are being slaughtered en masse.
The Kurds are already doing so in the north, and many Shiites are doing so in the south.Iraq Is Vietnam 2.0 And U.S. Drones Won’t Solve The Problem|Leslie H. Gelb|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the case of Hezbollah, it is the biggest Lebanese sectarian community—the Shiites, among whom they are the unrivaled leaders.Is Syria Being 'Lebanized' or is Lebanon Being 'Syrianized'?|Hussein Ibish|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In Iraq, there is a real concern over the emergence of Alnusra Front and Salafists who are most averse to Shiites in the region.
Whatever their present doctrines, they seem at first to have been like the Shiites, political schismatics.The Future of Islam|Wilfred Scawen Blunt
Their name seems to have been first used in Persia of the Shiites in allusion to their red caps.
Shiites Mohammedanism rests upon two pillars one of which is Darwishes.Modern Persia|Mooshie G. Daniel
This may probably be an allusion to the two great divisions prevailing among the Mohammedans, the Soonnis and the Shiites.The Arabian Nights Entertainments|Anonymous
Except with the Shiites, who have never acknowledged it, there is no open rebellion against it.