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 ?
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.
"The Buddhists are cutting Mohammedan throats," the Dragoman replied, with oriental composure.
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.
"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.
Kim found it easier to slip into Hindu or Mohammedan garb when engaged on certain businesses.
The Sultan begged her to become a Mohammedan so that he might marry her.
The sandal-wearing Mohammedan has the great toe well separated from the others, because the thong is commonly passed between.
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.
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.
A book which the Mohammedans foolishly believe to have been written by divine inspiration, but which Christians know to be a wicked imposture, contradictory to the Holy Scriptures.
What relation to this revelation have the beliefs of the Buddhists, Mohammedans, who preached and did good too?
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.