Mohammedan


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a follower of Mohammed

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of or relating to the Arabian prophet Muhammad or to the religion he founded

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It was an old Mohammedan, with a strong dash of Arab--a smallboned, bald-headed chap, and I was just wondering how it had kept so well in our climate when it sneezed.
You know what the best type of a Mohammedan gentleman can be, pater?
And he is a stranger and a but-parast [idolater],' said Abdullah, the Mohammedan.
Kim loafed over to the nearest tobacco-seller, a rather lively young Mohammedan woman, and begged a rank cigar of the brand that they sell to students of the Punjab University who copy English customs.
And there was that on Mahbub Ali which he did not wish to keep an hour longer than was necessary - a wad of closely folded tissue- paper, wrapped in oilskin - an impersonal, unaddressed statement, with five microscopic pin-holes in one corner, that most scandalously betrayed the five confederated Kings, the sympathetic Northern Power, a Hindu banker in Peshawur, a firm of gun-makers in Belgium, and an important, semi-independent Mohammedan ruler to the south.
It is full of life, and stir, and business, dirt, beggars, asses, yelling peddlers, porters, dervishes, high-born Turkish female shoppers, Greeks, and weird-looking and weirdly dressed Mohammedans from the mountains and the far provinces --and the only solitary thing one does not smell when he is in the Great Bazaar, is something which smells good.
The Mohammedans are cutting Buddhist throats, too," added the Dragoman.
carrying its curse with it) from one lawless Mohammedan hand to another; and still, through all chances and changes, the successors of the three guardian priests kept their watch, waiting the day when the will of Vishnu the Preserver should restore to them their sacred gem.
Of all the deities worshipped in the temple, the moon-god alone escaped the rapacity of the conquering Mohammedans.
We believe like Mohammedans, and are as mute as tombstones," said Athos.
What relation to this revelation have the beliefs of the Buddhists, Mohammedans, who preached and did good too?
Mohammedan Sporting even contemplated shutting down their football activities last year owing to a financial crisis.
WITH marriage settlements in the news, the Supreme Court having just ruled that aggrieved divorcees can now seek more money from former husbands found to have lied about their wealth, it was fascinating to read in the autobiography Goodbye To All That by Robert Graves about the divorce rights for Mohammedan women in Egypt in the 1920s.
The AMU, now a public university, was originally established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875.
The euphoria over Mohun Bagan winning the I-League earlier this year -- at a time when Atletico de Kolkata is threatening to make a dent among the new-age fans of Mohun Bagan, East Bengal and Mohammedan Sporting -- was a heartening one.