Definition of Islam noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɪzlɑːm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪzlɑːm//
    ; BrE BrE//ɪzˈlɑːm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪzˈlɑːm//
    [uncountable] Types of belief
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  1. 1the Muslim religion, based on belief in one God and revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah See related entries: Types of belief
  2. 2all Muslims and Muslim countries in the world See related entries: Types of belief
  3. Word Originfrom Arabic 'islām ‘submission’, from 'aslama ‘submit (to God)’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Islam

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