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I•mam•ite



Pronunciation: (i-mä'mīt), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/imamite.html on line 71 [key]
n. Islam.
a member of the principal sect of Shiعah, believing in a succession of twelve divinely inspired imams, beginning with Ali and ending with Muhammad al-Muntazar (d. a.d. c880), who supposedly retired to a cave, later to return as the Mahdi. Also,I•ma•miPronunciation: (i-mä'mē). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/imamite.html on line 90 [key]Also called Twelver.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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