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Is·lam

Islam

 
pronunciation:
Is lm [or] Iz lm [or] Is lam [or] Iz lam
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a religion founded by Muhammad. Its holy book is called the Koran.
definition 2: all the people who believe in this religion.
definition 3: all the countries in which Islam is the main religion.
derivation: Islamic (adj.)
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Islam is from an Arabic word that means "to surrender (to God)."
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