[ˌɪsmʌɪ'i:li, ˌɪsmα:-]
noun (plural Ismailis) a member of a Shiite Muslim sect believing that Ismail, the son of the sixth Shiite imam, should have become the seventh imam.

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  • Ismaili — For the Egyptian city, see Ismaïlia .The Ismāʿīlī (Urdu: إسماعیلی Ismāʿīlī , Arabic: الإسماعيليون al Ismāʿīliyyūn ; Persian: إسماعیلیان Esmāʿiliyān ) branch of Islam is the second largest part of the Shī‘ah community, after the Twelvers (… …   Wikipedia

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  • Ismaili — n. member of the Isma iliya branch of Shiite Islam which views Ismail as the seventh divinely inspired imam in the succession of Ali and maintains an esoteric philosophy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ismaili — is·ma·ili …   English syllables

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  • Ismaili — n. (pl. Ismailis) a member of a Muslim Shiite sect that arose in the 8th c. Etymology: Ismail a son of the patriarch Ibrahim (= Abraham) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ismaili Centre — The Ismaili Centre in South Kensington, London, England, is one of four such centres world wide. It is concerned with Ismaili culture, religion and social aspects, acting as a community centre and meeting place. This 1981 building is of a… …   Wikipedia

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