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Shiah, Shia [ˈʃiːə]
1. (Non-Christian Religions / Islam) one of the two main branches of Islam (the other being the Sunni), now mainly in Iran, which regards Mohammed's cousin Ali and his successors as the true imams
2. (Non-Christian Religions / Islam) another name for Shiite
(Non-Christian Religions / Islam) designating or characteristic of this sect or its beliefs and practices
[from Arabic shī`ah sect, from shā`a to follow]
Shi•'ah or Shi•'a (ˈʃi ə)
1. (used with a pl. v.) the Shi‘ites.
2. (used with a sing. v.) Shi‘ite.
[1620–30; < Arabic shī‘ah literally, sect]
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