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date: 23 April 2019

Islamic World 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Asma AfsaruddinAsma AFSARUDDIN

The Islamic (Muslim) world refers in a social or cultural sense to the community of Muslims spread across the globe. The term is also used in a geopolitical sense to refer to the collective of nations or states in which Muslims constitute a majority or in which Islam is the dominant faith, including politically. The Muslim world is also known collectively as the ummah. ...

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