Islamism

noun
Is·lam·ism | \is-ˈlä-ˌmi-zəm, iz-, -ˈla-;ˈiz-lə-\

Definition of Islamism 

1 : the faith, doctrine, or cause of Islam

2 : a popular reform movement advocating the reordering of government and society in accordance with laws prescribed by Islam

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Islamist \is-ˈlä-mist, iz-, -ˈla-; ˈiz-lə- \ noun

First Known Use of Islamism

1747, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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