Synonyms for sunni islam |

Synonyms and antonyms for sunni islam

1. Sunni (n.)

a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad


2. Sunni (n.)

one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam


3. Islam (n.)

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


4. 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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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. Jund-ul-Islam (n.)

an Islamic extremist group of Kurds who oppose secular control with bombings and assassinations; believed to have ties with al-Qaeda