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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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His Majesty voiced hope that the aspirations of the Muslim peoples to progress, development, dignity solidarity and prosperity will be met.
citizens to witness authentically to Jesus among Muslim peoples.
Her hope is that the life-instinct and desire for development and evolution among the Muslim peoples will neutralize the deadly message.
No wonder that in much of the world of Muslim peoples today there is a trend of rapid depletion of the liberal arts from the curricula of colleges and universities, often to the limits of total extinction.
Magnificent photographs celebrate the culture of Muslim peoples worldwide and bring the richness and refinement of Islamic art, literature, architecture, philosophy and science vividly to life.
A further point--and one that has more merit than the militarism argument--is that Muslim peoples are "indigestible," that is, less subject to being merged into larger entities (applying to non-Muslim minorities in predominantly Islamic countries as well) because of the close relationship between Islam and national identity.
They warn that if Christians value their culture and their religion, they must be prepared to do battle on multiple levels--with Islam and Muslim peoples.
Al-Zayani voiced much sympathy with, and support for, the leadership and people of Egypt in the face of this "horrible crime" that has shocked all Arab and Muslim peoples, while offering heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims.
Secretary General of the League of Islamic Universities thanked Saudi leaders for their support for the Islamic Universities which spread the culture of moderation of Islam among the Muslim peoples and minorities.
TUNIS (TAP) - Tunisia firmly condemns the Israeli belligerent and provocative recurrent behaviour in defiance of the rights of the Palestinian people and all the Muslim peoples, because of "the unprecedented serious Israeli desecration of the esplanade of Al Aqsa Mosque and attacks on Islamic holy sites.
HRH Premier expressed his warmest congratulations and best wishes to King Abdulla on Eid Al Adha, wishing the Saudi people and other Arab and Muslim peoples a happy return of the occasion.

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