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  • n. Plural form of Mussulman.

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Examples

  • Among other acts of extraordinary folly, so at enmity with the cause of Christ and so calculated to sow discord between Hindoos and Mussulmans, is his dragging these old portals about called the Gates of Somnauth, a temple which once existed, but is now a Moslem ruin.

    The Autobiography of Liuetenant-General Sir Harry Smith, Baronet of Aliwal on the Sutlej, G. C. B.

  • All that now remained to the Mussulmans was the single city of Grenada.

    History of the Moors of Spain

  • Trichinopoly which is sacred to a goddess called the Mussulmans 'lady, who is said to be the wife of the Hindu god Ranganatha at Srirangam.

    India, Its Life and Thought

  • The fact that there is no aristocracy and the seclusion of women among the Mussulmans are the chief reasons why there is no native society, in our sense of the word.

    Paul Patoff

  • The Mussulmans are the principal agriculturists, and, outside of the thirty miles of British possessions, work their farms with slaves, either bought or inherited.

    The Liberian Exodus. An Account of Voyage of the First Emigrants in the Bark "Azor," and Their Reception at Monrovia, with a Description of Liberia--Its Customs and Civilization, Romances and Prospects.

  • The next device of Ismael was to call the Mussulmans of the interior into the fortresses, and when we protested against this as dangerous and utterly uncalled for, the pasha sent a counter order; but the bearers of it met the unfortunate Mussulmans by the way, having abandoned everything, thrown their silkworms to the fowls, and left their crops ungathered, and being ready to vent their hostility on the innocent Christian population, whom they made responsible for the disaster.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist

  • It is difficult to account for "Mussulmans" in such company, for the villanous "Saracen" Achmat was just then at the height of his power.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 06 (From Barbarossa to Dante)

  • A Persian merchant, who has lately returned from a pilgrimage to Mecca, had been for some time endeavoring here to prove that he was one of the successors of Mahomet, and therefore had the right to demand of all true Mussulmans to mention him as such in their profession of faith; he had already attracted a good number of followers who secretly aided him in forwarding his views.

    Rothwell Polk: Baha'is Commemorate The Martyrdom Of The Bab

  • “The colour is much admired, madam,” said Touchwood, who was now on a favourite topic; “the Mussulmans say the colour is betwixt that of an elephant and the breast of the faughta.”

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • The state of affairs, therefore, at the further end of the pass, was less favourable than we could wish, and those whose curiosity desired to see something which might be termed the rout of the rear of an army, beheld the Syrians pursued from the hill tops, overwhelmed, and individually cut down and made prisoners by the bands of caitiff Mussulmans.

    Count Robert of Paris

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