Associations to the word «Wahhabi»

Wiktionary

WAHHABI, noun. (Islam) an adherent of the puritanical reform movement that arose in 18th century Arabia

Dictionary definition

WAHHABI, noun. A member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam; "Osama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim".

Wise words

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