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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One of the two main branches of orthodox Islam.

Usage examples (21)
  • War between Sunnis and Shiah would become a real possibility.
  • Shiah hatred of the energetic conqueror of Oman crops out again.
  • Emperor at Delhi, being desirous of uniting all India under Moghul rule, waged war against the Sultan of Golconda -- who, as a Shiah
  • In Shiah streets after the death of Ayatollah Fadlallah - for more
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