What is Mohammedan?


Mohammedan (also spelled Muhammadan, Mahommedan, Mahomedan or Mahometan) is an archaic Western term for a follower of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. It is used as both a noun and an adjective, meaning belonging or relating to, either Muhammad or the religion, doctrines, institutions and practices that he established. The word was formerly common in western usage, but the terms Muslim and Islamic are more common today.

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Mohammedan Sporting Ground
... Mohammedan Sporting Ground is a multi-use stadium in Kolkata, India ... It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Mohammedan SC ...
Stanley Lane-Poole - Bibliography
... and Table-Talk of the Prophet Mohammad (1893) The Mohammedan Dynasties Chronological and Genealogical Tables with Historical Introductions (1894) Saladin All-Powerful Sultan and the Uniter of Islam (1898) Babar ... History of India From Mohammedan Conquest to the Reign of Akbar the Great (Vol ...
Mohammedan Sporting Club
... Mohammedan Sporting Club may refer to the following sports teams Mohammedan Sporting Club (Kolkata), sports club in Kolkata, India Mohammedan Sporting Club (D ...
Super Cup (Bangladesh) - History
... Michel Seamour and the Federation's president Kazi Salahuddin in which Mohammedan SC became the first champion beating arch-rival Dhaka Abahani ... Mohammedan defeated the country's Premier League winners Abahani 1-0 in an exciting final attended by a crowd of 40,000 in the country's main international football venue Bangabandhu National Stadium ... National Stadium by 2010-2011 season champion Dhaka Abahani beating Mohammedan SC in a heated remeet ...
Mohammedan - Other Similar Uses
... In Indonesia, Muhammadiyah (followers of Muhammad) is the name of a Sunni socioreligious reform movement that shuns syncretistic and sufi practices and advocates a return to a purer form of Islam based on the hadith and examples from the life of the prophet and has adapted Western institutions such as the Boy Scouts to Islamic ends). ...

More definitions of "Mohammedan":

  • (adj): Of or relating to the Arabian prophet Muhammad or to the religion he founded.
    Synonyms: Muhammadan

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