variants or Pan-Islamism
plural -s
: a political movement launched in Turkey at the end of the 19th century by Sultan Abdul-Hamid II for the purpose of combating the process of westernization and fostering the unification of Islam

Word History


pan- + islam or islamism

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“Pan-Islam.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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