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[moo-ham-i-dn-iz-uh m, moh-] /mʊˈhæm ɪ dnˌɪz əm, moʊ-/
Muhammadanism; Islam.
Origin of Mohammedanism Unabridged
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  • And what is true of Mohammedanism is true also of Buddhism--the great religion of the East.

    Our Master Bramwell Booth
  • Nothing can alter the fact that Mohammedanism has done a vast amount of good.

  • The injunctions of Mohammedanism sound just and humane; the practice of Mohammedans is cruel and heartless.

    Folkways William Graham Sumner
  • I might as well have tried to argue the Sultan out of Mohammedanism.

    The Celebrity, Complete Winston Churchill
  • The outward forms of Mohammedanism are exceedingly impressive.

    Constantinople painted by Warwick Goble Alexander Van Millingen
  • It is said a change came over him by being converted to Mohammedanism.

    Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
  • Here some one might object that this is a wretched happiness, because their religion is Mohammedanism or Islamism.

    Reminiscences Hans Mattson
  • If this be Mohammedanism, there is a great deal of Mohammedanism in modern Christianity.

    The Expositor's Bible George Adam Smith
  • Mohammedanism may be considered as a system of theology, and as a system of morality.

    From Egypt to Japan Henry M. Field
  • From a Christian standpoint, however, Mohammedanism has a darker side.

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church Alexander Clarence Flick
British Dictionary definitions for Mohammedanism


a name, formerly common in Western usage but never used among Muslims, for the Muslim religion; Islam See Islam
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