Moslem

Definitions of Moslem
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n a believer in or follower of Islam

Synonyms:
Muslim
Examples:
Fatimah
youngest daughter of the prophet Mohammed and wife of the fourth calif Ali; revered especially by Shiite Muslims (606-632)
Ali
the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects
Types:
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Islamist
an orthodox Muslim
Jihadist
a Muslim who is involved in a jihad
Shi'ite, Shi'ite Muslim, Shia Muslim, Shiite, Shiite Muslim
a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
Sunni, Sunni Muslim, Sunnite
a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
Moor
one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century
assassin
a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders
begum
a Muslim woman of high rank in India or Pakistan
calif, caliph, kalif, kaliph, khalif, khalifah
the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
fakeer, fakir, faqir, faquir
a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
hakeem, hakim
a Muslim physician
hakim
a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
imam, imaum
(Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide
mujahid
a Muslim engaged in what he considers to be a jihad
mujtihad
an Islamic scholar who engages in ijtihad, the effort to derive rules of divine law from Muslim sacred texts
Mollah, Mulla, Mullah
a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque
Muslimah
a Muslim woman
Saracen
(historically) a Muslim who opposed the Crusades
Sufi
a Muslim who represents the mystical dimension of Islam; a Muslim who seeks direct experience of Allah; mainly in Iran
Wahabi, Wahhabi
a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam
dervish
an ascetic Muslim monk; a member of an order noted for devotional exercises involving bodily movements
niqaabi
an observant Muslim woman who covers her face and hands when in public or in the presence of any man outside her immediate family
Type of:
religious person
a person who manifests devotion to a deity

adj of or relating to or supporting Islamism

Synonyms:
Islamic, Muslim

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