Definition of Wahabism in English :

Define Wahabism in English

Wahabism meaning in English

Meaning of Wahabism in English

Pronunciation of Wahabism in English

Wahabism pronunciation in English

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1. wahabism, wahhabism

a conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia

Example Sentences:
'Osama bin Laden and his followers practice Wahhabism'

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noun plural -bis
a member of a strictly conservative Muslim sect founded in the 18th century with the aim of eliminating all innovations later than the 3rd century of Islam

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any member of a strict Muslim sect which adheres closely to the Koran: it was founded by Abdul-Wahhab (1703?-92?) and flourishes in Saudi Arabia

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