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ummah

[uhm-uh] /ˈʌm ə/
noun, Islam.
1.
the Islamic community.
Also, umma.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Arabic: literally, nation
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British Dictionary definitions for umma

Ummah

/ˈumə/
noun
1.
the Muslim community throughout the world
Word Origin
from Arabic: community
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Word Origin and History for umma
n.

"the Islamic community," founded by Muhammad and bound to one another by religious ties and obligations, 1855, from Arabic 'umma "people, community, nation."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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umma in the Bible

vicinity, a town of Asher (Josh. 19:30).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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