Shiism

noun
Shi·​ism | \ ˈshē-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce Shiism (audio) \

Definition of Shiism

: Islam as taught by the Shia

First Known Use of Shiism

circa 1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Shiism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shiism. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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