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Is•ma•‘i•li•yaˌɪs meɪ əˈli ə, -maɪ ə-(n.)

  1. a Shi‘ite sect having an esoteric philosophy.

    Category: Eastern Religions

  2. Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Ismailia .

Origin of Isma‘iliya:

< Ar Īsmā‘īlīyah, der. of Ismā‘īl (died 760), recognized by the Isma‘ilis as the 7th imam in the succession from Ali

Is•ma•‘il•i-ˈɪl i; -ˈɪl i ən(n.; adj.)

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