Definition of Dar al-islam
1. Noun. Areas where Muslims are in the majority.
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
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Literary usage of Dar al-islam
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Strategic Transformation and Naval Power in the 21st Century by Pelham G. Boyer, Robert S. Wood (1998)
"In Arabic it is known as the dar-al-islam. Outside this boundary is the dar- al-harb, "the abode of war," and which in early Muslim tradition was to be ..."
2. Mohammedan Theories of Finance by Nicolas Prodromon Aghnides (1916)
"... of Persons 1 ACCORDING to Mohammedan theory the world at large falls into two parts, the world of Moslems (dar al- islam) and the world of foes, ..."
3. Moon-o-theism: A Study of Mideast Moon-God Religionsby Yoel Natan by Yoel Natan (2006)
"Thus in Muslim thinking the entire world is zoned into two perpetually warring camps, the Dar al-Islam and Dar al-Harb (the Territory of War). ..."
4. Boundaries and Frontiers in Medieval Muslim Geography by Ralph W. Brauer (1995)
"... perhaps also by other natural barriers) the territory of Dar al Islam can the realm be conceived of as divided into two (or more) political communities ..."
5. From Berlin to Bagdad and Babylon by John Augustine Zahm (1922)
"But still, again, what are the facts I It is true that Moslem canon law still divides the world into Dar al-Islam— Abode of Islam—and Dar al-harb—Abode of ..."
6. Aspects of Islam by Duncan Black Macdonald (1911)
"Significantly, in this connection, canon law divides the whole world into two, Dar al-Islam, "Abode of Islam," and Dar al harb, "Abode of War"— where Islam ..."