Mussulman


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Mussulman:

see MuslimMuslim
[Arab.,=one who surrenders (himself to God), an agent form of the verb of which Islam is a verbal noun], one who has embraced Islam, a follower of Muhammad. The form Moslem is also common in English; the term Mussulman is now rarely used.
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It is bad enough for me to have slain a Mussulman without having it on my conscience that a Christian who is guiltless should suffer through my fault.
Worshipful sir," he began, "this Mussulman whom you desire to hang is unworthy of death; I alone am guilty.
only armed men should count, but the ordinary Mussulman takes the
Our Mussulman friends have no doubt a good right to get offended at the way in which the anti-Mussulman sentiment has been developed in this novel.
While, in the novel, Bakha is still processing Gandhi's remarks he overhears the commentary of a highly Westernized "fair-complexioned Mussulman dressed in the most smartly-cut English suit he had ever seen.
In Argyll's analysis, the fact that "a large majority of Christians, having no share whatever in government, but ruled over by a Mussulman minority" combined with "the practical grievances suffered by the people" and the existence of "free Greece" had forced the Cretans to revolt in 1866.
pursue two lines of policy so radically different without bewilderment, be despotic in Asia and democratic in Australia, be in the East at once the greatest Mussulman Power in the world and .
I-XI), the author starts by explaining that his book had been written to respond to Reverend Malcolm MacColl and his article "Are reforms possible under mussulman rule?
Naming "it" Leila is a belated and interpretive imposition, rendered meaningful only by the Turkish custom of punishing adultery with drowning--for, as the editorial voice in the poem's Advertisement tells us, female slaves are "thrown, in the Mussulman manner, into the sea for infidelity" (182).
Observe, by the way, that, as a corollary, the Mussulman [sic] was promised a paradise peopled with houris, where wine flowed in streams--a real earthly paradise," he enthused.
In strong contrast with these imposing buildings are the unsightly Hindu burning-places and Mussulman burying-grounds.
Nothing symbolizes Rouhani's attachment to the Khomeinist ideology of terror and repression than his administration's tributes to an octogenarian terrorist-cum-businessmen who passed away in Tehran this week--Habib-Allah Asgar-Owladi Mussulman, a founding member of the Fedayeen Islam terror group, of which the late Ayatollah Khomeini was a member.