Wahhabiism

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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wahhabism

noun
a conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia; "Osama bin Laden and his followers practice Wahhabism" 
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