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Islam meaning

islam - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. the monotheistic religion of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; " the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
  2. 2. the religion of Muslims collectively which governs their civilization and way of life; the predominant religion of northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan and Indonesia
  3. 3. The religion of the Mohammedans; Mohammedanism; Islamism. Their formula of faith is: There is no God but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet.
  4. 4. The whole body of Mohammedans, or the countries which they occupy.
  5. 5. The Mohammedan religion; the whole body of Mohammedans and the countries where the religion of Mohammed is professed.

islam - examples of usage

  1. It contained Shelley's Revolt of Islam.
  2. The church was built, and, though in itself elegant, has destroyed the proportions of the unique structure, once the model of Saracen architecture and the pride of all Islam....
  3. For all practical purposes Islam invented science. - "Border, Breed Nor Birth", Dallas McCord Reynolds.
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