Sanusi

noun
Sa·​nu·​si
variants: or less commonly Senussi \səˈnüsē \
plural Sanusi or Sanusis also Senussi or Senussis

Definition of Sanusi 

: a member of a Muslim brotherhood of North Africa founded in 1837 who observes a strict and ascetic type of Islamic orthodoxy combined with a militant aggressiveness in pursuance of political goals

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History and Etymology for Sanusi

after Muhammad ibn Ali as-Sanūsī †1859 Algerian religious leader, founder of the Sanusi brotherhood

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