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(mo͝o-häm′ĭd, -hă′mĭd) also Mo·ham·med (mō-, mo͝o-)570?-632.
Arab prophet and founder of Islam. Muslims regard him as God's messenger through whom the Koran was revealed. Muhammad established a theocratic state at Medina after 622 and began to convert Arabia to Islam.

[Arabic muḥammad, praised, commendable, passive participle of ḥammada, to praise highly, from ḥamida, to extol; see ḥmd in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]


(Biography) ?570–632 ad, the prophet believed by Muslims to be the channel for the final unfolding of God's revelation to mankind: popularly regarded as the founder of Islam. He began to teach in Mecca in 610 but persecution forced him to flee with his followers to Medina in 622. After several battles, he conquered Mecca (630), establishing the principles of Islam (embodied in the Koran) over all Arabia


(mʊˈhæm əd, -ˈhɑ məd)

1. Also, Mohammed. A.D. 570–632, Arab prophet: founder of Islam.
2. Elijah (Elijah Poole), 1897–1975, U.S. leader of the Black Muslims 1934–75.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Muhammad - leader of Black Muslims who campaigned for independence for Black Americans (1897-1975)Muhammad - leader of Black Muslims who campaigned for independence for Black Americans (1897-1975)
2.Muhammad - the Arab prophet who, according to Islam, was the last messenger of Allah (570-632)Muhammad - the Arab prophet who, according to Islam, was the last messenger of Allah (570-632)
MohamedMohamed próféta
MehmetMuhammed bin Abdullah


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