Synonyms for dar al-islam |

Synonyms and antonyms for dar al-islam

1. Islam (n.)

the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion


2. Islam (n.)

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

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4. Al (n.)

a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite


5. Dar al-Islam (n.)

areas where Muslims are in the majority


6. Ansar al-Islam (n.)

a radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive financial support from Saddam Hussein


7. al-Haytham (n.)

an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)


8. al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades (n.)

a militant offshoot of al-Fatah that is the newest and strongest and best equipped faction active in the West Bank; responsible for many deadly attacks in Israel in 2002


9. al-Ma'unah (n.)

a radical insurgent Islamist group consisting of disaffected middle-class professionals in Malaysia who want to overthrow the government by violent means and set up an Islamic state


10. al-Qa'ida (n.)

a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries