Definition of "ulama" [ulama]

  • Variant of ulema. (noun)

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Use "ulama" in a sentence
  • "The game they played was quite different from the Aztecs 'and, in fact, a form of it, called ulama is still played today in Sinaloa."
  • "It is believed that the original game, known as ulama (from the Nahuatl word "olli" meaning rubber), was invented by the Olmecs (the word Olmec is also believed to be derived from the Nahuatl word "olli") around 1500BC."
  • "Its author had asked a number of Pakistan's Muslim scholars -- known as ulama"