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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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, Moslem
1. a follower of the religion of Islam
2. of or relating to Islam, its doctrines, culture, etc.
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``Sir Franklin,'' answered the Templar, ``my Saracen slaves are true Moslems, and scorn as much as any Christian to hold intercourse with a Jew.''
"He's by far the best man for this post; he understands the Moslems and can do anything with them.
"They fought, like brave men, long and well, They piled that ground with Moslem slain, They conquered--but Bozzaris fell, Bleeding at every vein.