Mohammedanism
Mohammedanism Mo*ham"med*an*ism, Mohammedism Mo*ham"med*ism , prop. n. The religion, or doctrines and precepts, of Mohammed, contained in the Koran; Islamism; Islam. The term {Islam} is preferred by most Moslems, and some find the term Mohammedanism to be offensive, as they worship Allah, not Mohammed. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Mohammedanism — [mō ham′i dən iz΄əm] n. ISLAM: term used, esp. formerly, by non Muslims …   English World dictionary

  • Mohammedanism — noun see Mohammedan …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mohammedanism — /moo ham i dn iz euhm, moh /, n. Muhammadanism; Islam. [MOHAMMEDAN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mohammedanism — noun the religious system introduced by Muhammad, Islam …   Wiktionary

  • MOHAMMEDANISM —    the religion of MOHAMMED or ISLAM, (q.v.)    is essentially much the same as the religion of the Jews with some elements borrowed from the Christian religion, and is defined by Carlyle as a bastard Christianity; originating in Arabia it spread …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Mohammedanism — Mo|ham|me|dan|is|m a word meaning the Islamic religion, now considered offensive by most Muslims …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mohammedanism — n. Islam, monotheistic religion based on the teachings of the prophet Mohammed which are written out in the Koran; body of Muslim believers, Muslims; Muslim world …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mohammedanism — n. Mahometanism, Islamism, Islam …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Mohammedanism — verb (T) a word meaning the Muslim religion, now considered offensive by most Muslims; Islam …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mohammedanism — mo·ham·med·an·ism …   English syllables

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