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Definition of the noun wahabi
What does wahabi mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: Wahabis
- a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam
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by April Schwartz
” “Well, we both know that Jomo Wahabi is a clever young man. Clever, but maybe without integrity.” e Chief shifted himself ...
Salam Pax (2003)
The Clandestine Diary of an Ordinary Iraqi by Salam Pax
A Wahabi is a member of a sect of.
by Michael S. K. Toh
To other Muslims and non-Muslims, Wahabi is the term most popularly associated with them.
by James Minahan
A leading Wahabi cleric issued a fatwa, a religious edict, in effect excommunicating the 30,000 al-Saud family.
by S. B. Bhattacherje
John Paxton Norman, the officiating chief justice of Bengal, was fatally wounded due to stabbing in Calcutta on September 20 by a Muhammedan, suspectedly of Wahabi sect. The following year Lord Mayo met the same fate in Port Blair, by a ...
by Rafis Abazov
-W- WAHHABISM (also wahabi, wahabiyah). A radical puritanical Islamic movement established by Abd-Al-Wahhab (1703-1787) on the Arabian Peninsula. Abd-AI- Wahhab ...
by James Minahan
Saudi forces ended the factional fighting and the immediate Yemeni threat, but many Asiris rejected the Wahabi Saudis and continued to fight a guerrilla war from the mountains. Asiri discontent erupted into a full rebellion in 1933 under ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris
a term sometimes used as an element in Arabic place names, but used absolutely to signify the country in the interior of Arabia forming the central Wahabi kingdom. A great part of its surface is sandy desert ...
by Christopher Riches, Jan Palmowski
Nevertheless, a large number of Wahabis continue to live in Saudi Arabia, while Wahabi *mujahidin were fierce participants in the Afghan Civil War from 1979. Wahabism remains very influential within Saudi Arabian religious circles, and its ...
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Scrabble value of W4A1H4A1B3I1
The value of this 6-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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