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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Islam  \Is"lam\,  n.  [Ar.  isl[=a]m  obedience  to  the  will  of  God, 
  submission,  humbling  one's  self  resigning  one's  self  to  the 
  divine  disposal.  Cf  {Moslem}.] 
  1.  The  religion  of  the  Mohammedans;  Mohammedanism;  Islamism. 
  Their  formula  of  faith  is:  There  is  no  God  but  Allah,  and 
  Mohammed  is  his  prophet. 
 
  2.  The  whole  body  of  Mohammedans,  or  the  countries  which  they 
  occupy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Islam 
  n  1:  Muslims  collectively  and  their  civilization;  based  on  a 
  monotheistic  religion  believing  that  Mohammed  was  the 
  last  and  major  prophet  of  God;  "the  term  Mohammedanism 
  is  offensive  to  Muslims"  [syn:  {Islam},  {Islamism},  {Muslimism}, 
  {Mohammedanism},  {Mohammadanism}] 
  2:  the  monotheistic  religion  of  Muslims  based  on  the  Koran 
  [syn:  {Islam},  {Islamism},  {Mohammedanism},  {Muhammadanism}, 
  {Muslimism}] 




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