Muslimism

Definitions of Muslimism
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n the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran

Synonyms:
Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism
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Mahdism
belief in the appearance of the Mahdi; devotion to a Mahdi
Salafi movement, Salafism
a militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels; seek to convert all Muslims and to insure that its own fundamentalist version of Islam will dominate the world
Shiism
the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
Wahabism, Wahhabism
a conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia
Ismailism
the branch of Shiism noted for its esoteric philosophy
Type of:
monotheism
belief in a single God

n the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion

Synonyms:
Islam
Type of:
civilisation, civilization
a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)

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