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  • proper n. The branch of Islam that believes that Ali succeeded Muhammad as leader, and that their leaders have special sacred wisdom.
  • n. One who follows Shi'ah Islam; a Shi'ite.

Etymologies

From Arabic شيعة (shii`a) (faction) (Wiktionary)

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