[n] - one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
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Member of the larger of the two main sects of Islam, with about 680 million adherents. Sunni Muslims...
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Sunni Islam noun one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
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Sunni (sOO'nī) [Arab. Sunna,=tradition], from ahl al-sunnah wa-l-jamaa [Arab.,=the people of the custom of the Prophet and community], the largest division of Islam. Sunni Islam is the heir to the early central Islamic state, in its ackowledgement of the legitimacy of the order of successi...
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The Sunni ('lawful') are a branch of orthodox Muslims so called because they accept as their rule of faith and law the Sunna and the Koran. The Sunna deduces the standpoint and usage of Mohammed from his hadiths or traditional sayings and doings. Islamic theology and law were founded by Hanifa at Ku...
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Member of the larger of the two main sects of Islam, with about 680 million adherents. Sunni Muslims believe that the caliph Abu Bakr, adviser to the prophet Muhammad, was his true successor. They believe that guidance on belief and life should come from the Koran (or Quran or Qur'an), the Sunna, th...
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Adherents of the majority branch of Islam, Sunnism; from the term sunni which means a follower of the sunna of the Prophet Muhammad.
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1) Branch of islam 2) Certain iraqi 3) Certain muslim 4) Iraq's ... triangle 5) Islam branch 6) Islam's largest branch 7) Islamic devotee 8) Islamic sect member 9) Islamic sectarian 10) Islamist 11) Member of an iraqi minor...
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