Islam

noun
Is·lam | \is-ˈläm, iz-, -ˈlam, ˈis-ˌläm, ˈiz-, -ˌlam \

Definition of Islam 

1 : the religious faith of Muslims including belief in Allah as the sole deity and in Muhammad as his prophet

2a : the civilization erected upon Islamic faith

b : the group of modern nations in which Islam is the dominant religion

Other Words from Islam

Islamic \is-ˈlä-mik, iz-, -ˈla- \ adjective
Islamics \is-ˈlä-miks, iz-, -ˈla- \ noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

First Known Use of Islam

1817, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Islam

Arabic islām submission (to the will of God)

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The first known use of Islam was in 1817

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Islam

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Islam

: the religion which teaches that there is only one God and that Muhammad is God's prophet : the religion of Muslims

: the modern nations in which Islam is the main religion

Islam

noun
Is·lam | \is-ˈläm, iz-\

Kids Definition of Islam

: a religion based on belief in Allah as the only God and in Muhammad the prophet of God

Other Words from Islam

Islamic \is-ˈlä-mik, iz- \ adjective

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