Islam : Definition


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Definitions of Islam

Pronunciation : Is"lam
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Ar. islam obedience to the will of God, submission, humbling one's self, resigning one's self to the divine disposal. Cf. Moslem.]
Definition : 1. The religion of the Mohammedans; Mohammedanism; Islamism. Their formula of faith is: There is no God but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet.

2. The whole body of Mohammedans, or the countries which they occupy.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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