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Muslim

(mŭz`lĭm) [Arab.,=one who surrenders (himself to God), an agent form of the verb of which IslamIslam
, [Arab.,=submission to God], world religion founded by the Prophet Muhammad. Founded in the 7th cent., Islam is the youngest of the three monotheistic world religions (with Judaism and Christianity). An adherent to Islam is a Muslim [Arab.,=one who submits].
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 is a verbal noun], one who has embraced Islam, a follower of MuhammadMuhammad
[Arab.,=praised], 570?–632, the name of the Prophet of Islam, one of the great figures of history, b. Mecca. Early Life

Muhammad was the son of Abdallah ibn Abd al-Muttalib and his wife Amina, both of the Hashim clan of the dominant Kuraish (Quraysh)
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. The form Moslem is also common in English; the term Mussulman is now rarely used.

Muslim

, Moslem
1. a follower of the religion of Islam
2. of or relating to Islam, its doctrines, culture, etc.
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of the campaign which will provide Moslims in African countries with copies of the Holy Quran which they can not afford.
Josef Stevens who converted to Islam 15 years ago told the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), in an interview that he established the company called Muslimmedia a year ago and last October the first newspaper Moslim Vandaaag in Dutch (Muslim today) was launched.
35) Anna Young Thompson, a young missionary who overheard the discussion that occurred in the mission house, described in her diary the appearance of this "learned Moslim man known as 'The Philosopher' for his much & overwhelming talk & arguments, [a man] from Persia or Afghanistan .
The data show that in the western countries the proportion of women migrants is higher as compared to that of in Moslim countries like Malaysia and the Gulf countries.
The Iraqi critic Sabri Moslim remarked that Mekki is a skilled story-teller who chooses her events carefully without giving the reader the sense that she is writing an autobiography.