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or um·mah  (o͝om′ə)
The worldwide community of Muslims.

[Arabic 'umma, nation, people, community, from Aramaic 'umməṯā, from Akkadian ummatu, troop; see ʕmm in Semitic roots.]




(Islam) the Muslim community throughout the world
[from Arabic: community]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ummah - the Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to PakistanUmmah - the Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to Pakistan; "moderate Muslims urge the Ummah to reject the terrorism of radical Muslims"
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
community - a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
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ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Mohammad Yousaf Wednesday strongly rejected US President Trump's decision to move US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and also urged Muslim Ummah to take a united stand against Israeli atrocities.
He criticized President Trump's policies and warned the Muslim Ummah of the emerging nexus between the US, Israel and India which may have harmful to the Muslim World.
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has emerged as a towering Muslim leader because of his loud and lucid stance on issues facing the Ummah.
Copenhagen -- Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, , Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the unity of the Muslim Ummah was inevitable to face the US designs against the Muslim world.
by ONAKhalid bin Hilal Al Ma'wali, Chairman of Majlis A'Shura received a written message from Marzouq al-Ghanim, Speaker of the Al Ummah Council in the sisterly State of Kuwait.
PESHAWAR: The statement of the US Secretary of State that the country had consulted 12 Muslim states before declaring Jerusalem as Israel's capital should be an eye-opener for the Muslim Ummah.
Addressing the crowd at Karachi's University Road, Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan chief Senator Sirajul Haq has urged the Muslim Ummah to introduce an Islamic currency and Islamic force to ensure the liberty of Palestine, as well as the Muslim block of the world.
On behalf of the Ummah, he assured the 'Palestinian mujahideen' of fully support and declared that the JI struggle would continue until the US took back its decision.
GOVERNOR Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, on Saturday described the demise of Muslims' president in the state, Sheik Salaudeen Olayiwola, as a colossal loss to the state and the entire Muslim Ummah in the country and beyond.
The Speaker said that Allama Iqbal visualized the suffering of Ummah and masses that led to their meltdown and also proposed recipe for their revival and regaining the lost glory of the Muslims.
Yousef Al-Othaimeen RIYADH: The Islamic Ummah is going through a critical stage where solidarity is needed for the preservation of its rights, said Yousef Al-Othaimeen, secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), at the 46th session of the OIC General Secretariat which took place in Jeddah recently.
8millions, while 850 students of Ummah children academy and Ummah College of Technology were bestowed with the food packages and Eid gifts, here at UWTP head office District Nowshera on Monday.