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Definition of "sharia" [sharia]

  • Alternative form of shari'a. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sharia" in a sentence
  • "The average American hears the word sharia and thinks only of the stoning of adulterers."
  • "The term "sharia" is much broader than that, though."
  • "And when certain states impose what they refer to as sharia or when certain Muslim activists demand its recognition alongside secular jurisdictions, they are usually referring not to a universal and fixed code established once for all but to some particular concretisation of it at the hands of a tradition of jurists."
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