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Definition of the noun islam

What does islam mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Islams

  1. the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion
    • example: Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of Islam: Muslimism
    • more generic words: civilisation / civilization = a society in an advanced state of social development
    • members:
  2. the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    • example: Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • synonyms of Islam: Islamism / Mohammedanism / Muhammadanism / Muslimism
    • more generic word: monotheism = belief in a single God
    • more specific terms:
      • Mahdism = belief in the appearance of the Mahdi
      • Salafi movement / Salafism = a militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels
      • Shiism = the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
      • Wahhabism / Wahabism = a conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia


  1. Islam is a fictional character from the 1937 film Sentinels of Bronze.
  2. Islam is a fictional character from the 1969 film The Cow.


  1. "Islam" is a book by Malise Ruthven, published in (18 years ago).
    • also known as "Islam: a very short introduction"
  2. "Islam" is a book by Abdulkader Tayob.
    • also known as "Islam: a short introduction ; signs, symbols and values"
  3. "Islam" is a book by Philip Wilkinson.
    • also known as "Islam (DK Eyewitness Guides)"
    • genre: Children's literature
    • subjects: Philosophy, Islam, History, Civilization
  4. "Islam" is a book by Paul Lunde.
    • also known as "Islam. Gegenwart und Geschichte", Islam. Gegenwart und Geschichte
  5. "Islam" is a book by Muhammad Ali.
    • also known as "Islam: the religion of humanity"

There are many other writings with this title.


Islam is a religion.

Phrases with Islam

  1. islam nation
  2. shiah islam
  3. sunni islam
  4. dar al-islam
  5. jund-ul-islam
  6. ansar al islam
  7. ansar al-islam
  8. house of islam
  9. nation of islam
  10. pillar of islam
  11. supporters of islam

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Islam

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Google previewThank You Allah (2015)

by Naisham

Islam is a religion that teaches us how to live properly.

Google previewReligion: A Clinical Guide for Nurses (2012)

by Elizabeth Johnston Taylor, PhD, RN

Contributor: Muhamad Ali, PhD nurse reviewer: Anna Garton, RN theology and social History The word Islam means submission to God; in Arabic, it shares the same root as the...

Islam is a religion and a way of life sent from God to the Prophet, Muhammad (circa 570 to June 8,632).

billion adherents internationally, Islam is the second largest religion and fastest growing one today.

Google previewMuslim, Christian, Jew (2012)

The Oneness of God and the Unity of Our Faith . . . A Personal Journey in Three Abrahamic Religions by Arthur G. Gish

The word “Islam” means “submission to God,” not a particular religious group. Many Muslim scholars have argued that interpreting this verse to refer to formal Islam is a later interpretation.45 Islam is not the first or only universal religion.

Google previewGlobalization and Geopolitics in the Middle East (2007)

Old Games, New Rules by Anoushiravan Ehteshami

Islam is a religion with its own legal code, traditions that provide the basis for order in society, and rules of social...

Google previewIslam Revealed (2003)

by Montell Jackson

Islam is the religion that the Muslim prophet Muhammad claimed God, Allah ( Hubal the moon god), revealed to him through the angel...

Islam is a major religion in the world and is dominate throughout the Middle East except in Israel. The Arabic word "al-islam" means the act of committing oneself unreservedly to god.

Google previewIslam in South-East Asia (1988)

by M. B. Hooker

PREFACE Islam is the religion of about 140 million people in South-East Asia living in an area stretching from southern Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia to the southern Philippines. The existence of this population has not, ...

Google previewNegotiating Ethnicity in China (2003)

Citizenship as a Response to the State by Chih-yu Shih

However, Islam means very different things to the people of these two areas. First of all...

Islam is the natural site of identity in the process of modernization. In Changde, Islam is...

Google previewMessage to the Blackman in America (1973)

by Elijah Muhammad

Islam is the religion which the Holy Qur-an teaches. The Holy Qur-an is a book which white Christianity never has...

Islam means salvation to each and every one who believes in it ...

Google previewJourney into America (2010)

The Challenge of Islam by Akbar Ahmed

For African American Muslims, Islam means tackling issues of health, education, violence, drugs, and poverty.

For African American Muslims, Islam is a simple and functional way of life, directly related ...

Google previewA Popular Dictionary of Islam (2006)

by Ian Richard Netton

Islam is one of the world's great religions. It has become a truism to acknowledge, also, that it is much more than merely a religion to be practised on a Friday in the Mosque. Islam embraces - or should embrace - the entirety of man's life.

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Quotes about Islam

All people hope Islam helps everything in life. Islam will make jobs. Islam will make freedom. Islam will make everything. (Ahmed Ali)
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Scrabble value of I1S1L1A1M3

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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