muslim brothers

Muslim Brothers, Society of the

noun
an organization founded in Egypt in 1928 by Hasan al-Banna (1906–49), calling for a return to rigid orthodoxy, the overthrow of secular governments, and a restoration of the theocratic state.
Also called Muslim Brotherhood.


Origin:
translation of Arabic al-ilchwān al-muslimūn

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