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  • n. Archaic form of Muslim.


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  • (our "Mussalman" too often made plur. by "Mussalmen") is corrupted Arab. used in Persia, Turkey and India by the best writers as Sa'adi; the plur. is "Musulmánán" and the Hind.fem. is Musalmání.

    Arabian nights. English

  • When he emerged, he stated, Na koi Hindu, Na Koi Mussalman -- There is no Hindu, there is no Muslim.

    Sonny Singh: We Are One: Guru Nanak’s Legacy And LGBT Rights

  • These merry-makers stepped slowly, calling one to the other and stopping to haggle with sweetmeat-sellers, or to make a prayer before one of the wayside shrines — sometimes Hindu, sometimes Mussalman — which the low-caste of both creeds share with beautiful impartiality.


  • He turned as feeling on the floor beside him and tossed a flap of soft, greasy Mussalman bread to the boy.


  • He was a strict orthodox Mussalman, being one of the trustees of the Surti Meman mosque.


  • Mohammedan literature has ever been a stranger to theatrical writings, and the Mussalman conquerors of India could not have communicated what they never possessed.

    Tales from the Hindu Dramatists

  • Ruler's efforts to make his troops worthy to take their place by the side of British troops for the defence of India is only one instance of the spirit of active loyalty which we are glad to say animates the entire Mussalman community of the Punjab.

    Forty-one years in India From Subaltern To Commander-In-Chief

  • Mussalman time, or Harkaras, were the successors of the charas of Hindu times.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4 Books 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18

  • Before they open their Parliament they read the common prayer from the Bible and a South African divine opens the proceedings with a prayer that goes up to God, not the God of white men, not the God of the Negro, not of the Mussalman, not of the


  • Christianity does not ipso facto come on a level with all Christians, whilst immediately he embraces Islam, he drinks from the same cup and eats from the same dish as a Mussalman.



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