Mahdism
noun see Mahdi

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mahdism — MAHDÍSM s.n. Doctrină religioasă musulmană care preconizează credinţa în mahdiu. – Din fr. mahdisme. Trimis de tavilis, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  mahdísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  MAHDÍSM s.n. Studiul şi… …   Dicționar Român

  • Mahdism — Mah dism, n. Belief in the coming of the Mahdi; fanatical devotion to the cause of the Mahdi or a pretender to that title. {Mah dist}, n. Mahdism has proved the most shameful and terrible instrument of bloodshed and oppression which the modern… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mahdism — See Mahdi. * * * …   Universalium

  • MAHDISM —    a hope cherished by devout Moslems of a Mahdi to come who will lead them on to victory against the infidel and to the conquest of the world …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • mahdism — mah·dism …   English syllables

  • Mahdism — noun belief in the appearance of the Mahdi; devotion to a Mahdi • Derivationally related forms: ↑Mahdi, ↑Mahdist • Hypernyms: ↑Islam, ↑Islamism, ↑Mohammedanism, ↑Muhammadanism, ↑Muslimism * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mahdist — Mahdism Mah dism, n. Belief in the coming of the Mahdi; fanatical devotion to the cause of the Mahdi or a pretender to that title. {Mah dist}, n. Mahdism has proved the most shameful and terrible instrument of bloodshed and oppression which the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mahdi — Mahdism /mah diz euhm/, n. Mahdist, n., adj. /mah dee/, n., pl. Mahdis. 1. the Muslim messiah, an expected spiritual and temporal ruler destined to establish a reign of righteousness throughout the world. 2. any of various claimants to this role …   Universalium

  • Religion in Sudan — Religion is an important aspect in the country of Sudan, with most of the country s people being animists, Christians, or Muslims. Somewhat more than half Sudan s population was Muslim in the early 1990s. Most Muslims, perhaps 90 percent, lived… …   Wikipedia

  • Mahdist — noun an adherent of Mahdism • Derivationally related forms: ↑Mahdi, ↑Mahdism • Hypernyms: ↑disciple, ↑adherent * * * də̇st noun ( s) Usage …   Useful english dictionary

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