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Definition of the noun wahabi

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noun - plural: Wahabis

  1. 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
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Wahabi: Wahhabi
    • more generic words: Moslem / Muslim = a believer in or follower of Islam

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Google previewLongings and Shortcomings

by April Schwartz

” “Well, we both know that Jomo Wahabi is a clever young man. Clever, but maybe without integrity.” e Chief shifted himself ...

Google previewSalam Pax (2003)

The Clandestine Diary of an Ordinary Iraqi by Salam Pax

A Wahabi is a member of a sect of.

Google previewOne Layman?s Contemporary Theology (2014)

by Michael S. K. Toh

To other Muslims and non-Muslims, Wahabi is the term most popularly associated with them.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: D-K (2002)

by James Minahan

A leading Wahabi cleric issued a fatwa, a religious edict, in effect excommunicating the 30,000 al-Saud family.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Events & Dates (2009)

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 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Turkmenistan (2005)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: A-C (2002)

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 ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1915)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Contemporary World History (2016)

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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