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  • n. Plural form of Mussulman.

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Examples

  • I've seen that quote a dozen times but never bothered before to look up "Mussulmen" in the dictionary.

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  • The Treaty of Tripoli, submitted and signed into law by John Adams, declared: "As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion; as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion, or tranquility, of Mussulmen."

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  • "As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion; as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion, or tranquillity, of Mussulmen…"

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  • That same treaty also established that the United States “has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion, or tranquillity [sic], of Mussulmen; and, as the said States never entered into any war, or act of hostility against any Mahometan nation, it is declared by the parties, that no pretext arising from religious opinions, shall ever produce an interruption of the harmony existing between the two countries.”

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  • We did not fly from our undertaking, because the people were Mahometans or Pagans, and that a great majority of the Christians amongst them were Papists … I should say that all the Pagans, all the Mussulmen, and even Papists since they must form the highest stage in the climax of evil are worthy of a liberal and honourable condition.

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  • Though he was very drunk, he was yet sober enough to know that the dawn was at hand, and that all good Mussulmen would shortly be going to prayer.

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  • The Mussulmen of the village, several of them being Hadjis, were assembling for worship, lounging outside the mosque till the call to prayer came.

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  • They are said to be quiet, temperate, jealous, suspicious, some say treacherous, and most bigoted Mussulmen.

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  • They are strict Mussulmen, but among the uneducated especially they mix up their own traditions and superstitions with the Koran.

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  • Mecca, at an expense of 40 pounds on each visit, and on Friday appears in a rich Hadji suit, in which he goes through the town, and those Mussulmen who are not Hadji bow down to him.

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