Definitions for shariah

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shariah, shariah law, sharia, sharia law, Islamic law(noun)

    the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed

    "sharia is only applicable to Muslims"; "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"

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  1. Falah Russell-IdealRatings:

    We are in the infancy of Shariah-compliant investing in this country.

  2. Christopher Chivvis:

    It appears likely that this was an attack by the Islamic State but we have to remember that there are also other possibilities, it could have been Ansar al Shariah in Tunisia, which is a local group. It could have been al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.

  3. Christopher Chivvis:

    It appears likely that this was an attack by the Islamic State, but we have to remember that there are also other possibilities, it could have been Ansar al Shariah in Tunisia, which is a local group. It could have been al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.

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