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Islam

Is·lam

Islam

 
pronunciation:
Is lm [or] Iz lm [or] Is lam [or] Iz lam
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a monotheistic religion based on the teachings of the prophet Muhammad as set forth in the Koran.
definition 2: Muslims, or the believers in this religion collectively.
definition 3: collectively, the countries in which Islam is the dominant religion.
derivation: Islamic (adj.)
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Islam is from an Arabic word that means "to surrender (to God)."
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