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u·le·ma

or u·la·ma  (o͞o′lə-mä′)
pl.n.
Muslim scholars trained in Islam and Islamic law.

[Turkish 'ulemā, from Arabic 'ulamā', wise men, pl. of 'ālim, wise, learned, active participle of 'alima, to know; see ʕlm in Semitic roots.]

ulema

(ˈuːlɪmə)
n
(Islam) a variant of ulama1

'u•la•ma

or u•le•ma

(ˈu ləˌmɑ)

n.pl.
the body of scholars who are authorities on Muslim religion and law.
[1680–90; < Arabic ‘ulamā learned men]
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Noun1.ulema - the body of Mullahs (Muslim scholars trained in Islam and Islamic law) who are the interpreters of Islam's sciences and doctrines and laws and the chief guarantors of continuity in the spiritual and intellectual history of the Islamic communityulema - the body of Mullahs (Muslim scholars trained in Islam and Islamic law) who are the interpreters of Islam's sciences and doctrines and laws and the chief guarantors of continuity in the spiritual and intellectual history of the Islamic community
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
Mollah, Mulla, Mullah - a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque
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A'lam al-sh'ir al-Farisi al-hadith [Prominent Modern Persian Poets], Tanta: Markaz Tawzi1 al-Kitab al-Jami'i, 2000.
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al-Hasan al-Shaybani, and earlier classical biographical dictionaries, such as al-Dhahabi's Siyar a'lam al-nubala' See Abu Ghudda (ed.
The Tripoli Post Trapols Algharb, Al A'lam Mahmud Nacua, on Wednesday became the first ambassador of Libya in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland when presented his credentials to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in London.
The study encompasses all outpatients who went for a treatment to 15 hospitals affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Sciences including (Arash Hospital, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Amir A'lam Hospital, Cancer Institute, Baharloo Hospital, Bahrami Hospital, Razi Hospital, Roozbeh Hospital, Women's Hospital, Sinai Hospital, Shariati Hospital, Ziaian Hospital, Farabi Hospital, ValiAsr Children's Medical Center and Hospital)
5 UMAR KAHHALA, A'LAM AL-NISA, 67-70 (entry on "Umm al-Muqdadir billah") (describing Umm al-Muqtadir billah's appointment of a woman judge in a Baghdad tribunal in the tenth century A.
Mohammad San'ad, a cultural observer, said that Kuwait always had a thriving intellectual input, bringing into attention publications such as Al-Arabi Magazine, A'lam Al-Marifa (World of Knowledge), and others.
Both allow for uncertainty on this point, and the discussion in the latter volume concludes: wa-llahu a'lam, "God is the greater knower
The translation is according to the Arabic version quoted in Mir Basri, A'lam al-Yahud fi al-'Iraq al-Hadith [Eminent Jewish Personalities in the New Iraq] (Jerusalem: Rabitat al-Jami'iyyin al-Yahud al-Nazihin min al-'Iraq, 1993), II, p.