Mohammedan


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Mo·ham·med·an

 (mō-hăm′ĭ-dən) Offensive
adj.
Of or relating to Islam; Muslim.
n.
A Muslim.

Mohammedan

(məʊˈhæmɪdən)
n, adj
(Islam) another word, formerly common in Western usage but never used among Muslims, for Muslim

Mo•ham•med•an

(mʊˈhæm ɪ dn, moʊ-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Muhammad or Islam; Islamic; Muslim.
n.
2. an adherent of Islam; Muslim.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mohammedan - a follower of Mohammed
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
Adj.1.Mohammedan - of or relating to the Arabian prophet Muhammad or to the religion he foundedMohammedan - of or relating to the Arabian prophet Muhammad or to the religion he founded
Translations

Mohammedan

[məʊˈhæmɪdən]
A. ADJmahometano
B. Nmahometano/a m/f

Mohammedan

(Hist) (neg!)
adjmohammedanisch (Hist) (neg!)
nMohammedaner(in) m(f) (Hist) (neg!)

Mohammedan

[məʊˈhæmɪdn] adj & nmaomettano/a
References in classic literature ?
Because he wanted to," she replied, with the mother's smile, and we were introduced to the shadow of a young man leaning heavily on the shoulder of a bearded Punjabi Mohammedan.
Bahadur Khan, a great, green-turbaned, six-foot Mohammedan, said that it was a very warm night, but that there was more rain pending, which, by his honor's favor, would bring relief to the country.
Kim found it easier to slip into Hindu or Mohammedan garb when engaged on certain businesses.
This time Purun Bhagat paid no calls, but leaned on the rail of the Mall, watching that glorious view of the Plains spread out forty miles below, till a native Mohammedan policeman told him he was obstructing traffic; and Purun Bhagat salaamed reverently to the Law, because he knew the value of it, and was seeking for a Law of his own.
It's Mohammedan in form now, but I shouldn't wonder if the tale is a long way older than Mohammed.
I believe all the interest that attaches to it comes from the fact that it was built for a Christian church and then turned into a mosque, without much alteration, by the Mohammedan conquerors of the land.
The Buddhists are cutting Mohammedan throats," the Dragoman replied, with oriental composure.
A comely female inhabiting the Mohammedan Paradise to make
The Sultan begged her to become a Mohammedan so that he might marry her.
They have been translated into the greater number of the languages both of Europe and of the East, and have been read, and will be read, for generations, alike by Jew, Heathen, Mohammedan, and Christian.
At that date, the Mohammedan conqueror, Mahmoud of Ghizni, crossed India; seized on the holy city of Somnauth; and stripped of its treasures the famous temple, which had stood for centuries--the shrine of Hindoo pilgrimage, and the wonder of the Eastern world.
At night, when our sailors, especially the Moors, were in a profound sleep (for the Mohammedans, believing everything forewritten in the decrees of God, and not alterable by any human means, resign themselves entirely to Providence), our vessel ran aground upon a sand bank at the entrance of the harbour.