wahabism

Wahhabism

[wuh-hah-biz-uhm, wah-]
noun
the group of doctrines or practices of the Wahhabis.
Also, Wahhabiism [wuh-hah-bee-iz-uhm, wah-] , Wahabism.


Origin:
1820–30; Wahhab(i) + -ism

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Wahhabi or Wahabi (wəˈhɑːbɪ)
 
n , pl -bis
a member of a strictly conservative Muslim sect founded in the 18th century with the aim of eliminating all innovations later than the 3rd century of Islam
 
Wahabi or Wahabi
 
n
 
Wah'habism or Wahabi
 
n
 
Wa'habism or Wahabi
 
n

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