shariʿah

[shah-ree-ah]
noun Islam.
law, seen as deriving from the Koran, hadith, ijmaʿ, and qiyas.
Also, shariʿa.


Origin:
1875–80; < Arabic sharīʿah

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sharia or sheria (ʃəˈriːə)
 
n
the body of canonical law based on the Koran that lays down certain duties and penalties for Muslims
 
[Arabic]
 
sheria or sheria
 
n
 
[Arabic]

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sharia
Islamic religious law, 1855, from Arabic shari'ah "the revealed law," from shar' "revelation."
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Example sentences
Towards a glorious new leap forward into secular sharia under a one world government, or something.
Sharia law, etc represent abominations to anyone that supports freedom and human dignity.
There are parallel secular and sharia courts, and the sharia court rulings take precedent.
Many of these local systems of governance relied on clan-based sharia courts, which provided improved law and order.
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