plural noun Islam.
Origin of ʿulama
Examples from the Web for ulama
“Then say nothing, dear friend,” Ulama interposed, with a merry laugh.
Meantime a document was drawn up in the names of the chief men among the Ulama.
Meanwhile, Ulama had given herself up zealously to joining with Leonard in the work he had set himself among the people.
But the king himself was not there; nor was Ulama; and Leonard, when he had assured himself of this, turned his gaze on Coryon.
The following extract is of some interest, as it states why the 'Ulama consider the K'aba so sacred a place.The Faith of Islam|Edward Sell