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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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Thus it was that a Marxist government defrayed the expense for the visit of a Roman Catholic Pope at the instigation of a devout Mussalman. My engineers in the Public Works Department constructed the two podiums which had been designed by the Chief Architect of the Housing Board.
People would say Mr Shah is a sarkari mussalman, and what they meant was that he was a government stooge.
Your book, The Sarkari Mussalman, has put a spotlight on the way 2002 Gujarat riots were handled by the state police administration.
The case is similar with "Farangis and Mussalmans" (p.
'I appeal', observed Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in 1937, 'to the Mussalmans of Bengal to organise and establish solidarity and unity amongst the Mussalmans of India as they represent more than one-third of the Mussalmans all over the country and it is up to them to give an earnest lead to the rest of the Mussalmans'.
Since it was a constitutional struggle, the fate of the Mussalmans as such could be safely entrusted to him.
Then do not distinguish between a Hindu and Mussalman. If thou art wise, know thyself
Our Prophet (PBUH) has enjoined on us that every Mussalman should possess a copy of the Qur'an and be his own priest."
His role in piloting the well - known "Mussalman Wakf Validating Bill" on March 17, 1911, in the Imperial Legislative Council, and then constantly and single - handedly working for its ultimate enactment in March, 1913, was really one of the most glaring achievements in the very beginning of Quais's public career.
"Mussalman! You are another species!" she said over her shoulder to him.
Mussalman, Hindu, jain, or Buddhist?" Ali is unable to resolve the question either by choosing one of these identities or repeating that Kim is white (1989, 191).
It is now the duty of every Mussalman, yours and mine, and every Pakistani to see that the State, which we have established, is strengthened in every department of life and made prosperous and happy for all, especially the poor and the needy...You know that the Frontier Province is a deficit province, but that does not trouble us so much.