Islam meaning

ĭs-läm, -lăm, ĭz-, ĭsläm, ĭz-
A monotheistic religion characterized by the doctrine of absolute submission to God and by reverence for Muhammad as the chief and last prophet of God.
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Islam is the Muslim religion, the group of people who practice the Muslim religion, or the areas where the Muslim religion is the dominate religion practiced.

An example of Islam is the religion based on the Qur'an.

An example of Islam is Indonesia.

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The Muslim religion, a monotheistic religion in which the supreme deity is Allah and the chief prophet and founder is Muhammad.
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Muslims collectively.
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All the lands in which the Muslim religion predominates.
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A monotheistic Abrahamic religion based on the teachings of Muhammad; its central text is the Qur'an; its followers are Muslims.
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Origin of islam

  • Arabic ’islām submission from ’aslama to surrender, resign oneself from Syriac ’ašlem to make peace, surrender derived stem of šlem to be complete šlm in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Arabic إِسْلَام (ʾislām, “submission (to the will of God)”), verbal noun of أَسْلَمَ (ʾaslama), from the root س ل م (s-l-m).

    From Wiktionary