noun, often capitalized \shə-ˈrē-ə\

: the religious laws based on the Koran that Muslims follow

Full Definition of SHARIA

:  Islamic law based on the Koran

Variants of SHARIA

sha·ria also sha·ri'a or sha·ri·ah or sha·ri·'ah \shə-ˈrē-ə\

Origin of SHARIA

Arabic sharīʽa
First Known Use: 1855


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