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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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In this year's World Muslimah contest, British contestant Dina Torkia said she hoped the award would not only provide a contrast to Western beauty pageants, but would also dispel prejudices against Islam.
I felt nationalistic pride when my stories of over-the-top Philippine bishops would always top their reactions to religious protests against Lady Gaga in Jakarta and the "Muslimah World" beauty pageant, featuring Koran reading and headscarf styling.
"No matter our situation, there's always another Muslimah (Muslim woman) in a worse situation."
Summary: A Nigerian woman was crowned Miss World Muslimah during the finale of an Islamic beauty pageant in Indonesia, a riposte to the Miss World contest that has sparked hard-line anger.
This prompted an online initiative called Muslim Women Against Femen , which launched a campaign called Muslimah Pride.
However when a Muslimah does speak out and attention is payed to her, she receives responses such as: "burn in hell", "put on your burka" "Islam is a dirty religion" as twitter user Zahra Sultana recently experienced after she started the #MuslimahPride campaign as a way of connecting Muslimahs with our Muslim identity and reclaiming our collective voice, her tagline being "let's show the world that we oppose FEMEN and their use of Muslim women to reinforce Western imperialism."
The members of Muslim Women Against Femen are encouraging supporters to participate in Muslimah Pride Day to show that they do not agree with Femen's actions, New York Daily News reports.
121-31), first the praise poem of the heroine Maimuna, a slave girl and muslimah, who almost became a martyr because of her love for the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
This hadith confirms that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) gave precedence to kind treatment of one's mother over kind treatment of one's father (Al-Hashimi, The Ideal Muslimah, IIPH 2005, p.
Other highlights included Royal Project Pavilion, Japan Pavilion, Thai Tex Trend (T3), Lingerie and Sportswear Pavilions, "Unveil the Muslim Way of Life" Muslimah fashion mini exhibition, Designers' Room and the Trend Forum, etc.
2005 Muslimah reformis: Perempuan pembaru keagamaan.