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  • n. Plural form of imaum.

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Examples

  • He did not assail her with the eloquence of any imaums or Mussulman saints; he did not press upon her the eternal truths of the

    Eothen

  • It is no less skilful at causing a solution to spring forth from the reconciliation of ideas, than a lesson from the reconciliation of facts, and we may expect anything from that mysterious power of progress, which brought the Orient and the Occident face to face one fine day, in the depths of a sepulchre, and made the imaums converse with Bonaparte in the interior of the Great Pyramid.

    Les Miserables, Volume IV, Saint Denis

  • Urged on by their dervishes and imaums, who had flocked to the host of Saracens to remind them that they were fighting in the cause of the prophet, they became more and more eager for carnage and blood, and the Crusaders less and less capable of a stubborn resistance.

    The Boy Crusaders A Story of the Days of Louis IX.

  • The outside of the mosque is adorned with towers, vastly high, gilt on the top, from whence the imaums

    Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M--y W--y M--e

  • He did not assail her with the eloquence of any imaums or Mussulman saints; he did not press upon her the eternal truths of the “Cow,” {41} or the beautiful morality of “the

    Eothen, or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East

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