Sun·​nism ˈsu̇(n)-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Sunnism (audio)
: the religious system or distinctive tenets of the Sunni

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sunnism was in 1854

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“Sunnism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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