imaum


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Noun1.imaum - (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosqueimaum - (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide
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"
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
Moslem, Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
References in classic literature ?
The island of Zanzibar belongs to the Imaum of Muscat, an ally of France and England, and is, undoubtedly, his finest settlement.
primates, prebendaries, pilgrims, prophets, imaums, beneficiaries,
The place belongs to the Imaum of Muskat, whose nominal revenue from it is about four thousand German crowns [Mary Theresas]; but it is not always paid.