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Kalam

[kuh-lahm] /kəˈlɑm/
noun, Islam.
1.
(sometimes lowercase) a school of philosophical theology originating in the 9th century a.d., asserting the existence of God as a prime mover and the freedom of the will.
2.
the word of Allah.
Origin
< Arabic kalām literally, talk
Related forms
Kalamist, noun
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