Islam

noun Is·lam \ is-ˈläm , iz- , -ˈlam' ˈis-ˌläm , ˈiz- , -ˌlam \

Definition of Islam

1 :the religious faith of Muslims including belief in Allah as the sole deity and in Muhammad as his prophet
2 a :the civilization erected upon Islamic faith
b :the group of modern nations in which Islam is the dominant religion

Islamic

play \is-ˈlä-mik, iz-, -ˈla-\ adjective

Islamics

play \is-ˈlä-miks, iz-, -ˈla-\ noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Origin and Etymology of islam

Arabic islām submission (to the will of God)

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ISLAM Defined for English Language Learners

Islam

noun

Definition of Islam for English Language Learners

  • : the religion which teaches that there is only one God and that Muhammad is God's prophet : the religion of Muslims

  • : the modern nations in which Islam is the main religion


ISLAM Defined for Kids

Islam

noun Is·lam \ is-ˈläm , iz- \

Definition of Islam for Students

:a religion based on belief in Allah as the only God and in Muhammad the prophet of God

Islamic

\is-ˈlä-mik, iz-\ adjective


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