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.
"Even the imaum's soldiers will lend us a hand, if we need it.
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.