Definition of Fetwa

1. a religious decree of death [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fetwa

fettling
fettlings
fetts
fettucce
fettuccine
fettuccine Alfredo
fettuccini
fettucine
fettucini
fetuin-galactosyltransferase
fetuous
fetus
fetus fetishist
fetus in fetu
fetuses
fetwa (current term)
fetwah
fetwahs
fetwas
feu
feu-de-joie
feu de joie
feuar
feuars
feud
feudal
feudal law
feudal lord
feudal system
feudalisation

Literary usage of Fetwa

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1. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"VERBATIM TERMS OF THE fetwa (Sultan's Proclamation of a. ... The fetwa reads as follows: First Question*—If lands of Islam are subjected to attack by ..."

2. The New York Times Current History of the European War (1915)
"The issuance by the Sultan of the fetwa, or proclamation, announcing a ... The wording of the fetwa itself, however, is less fiery in tone than the ..."

3. A Brief History of Turkey by Johannes Blochwitz (1877)
"In order to define the legal stand-point from which these fetwa were issued, ... In the course of time, these fetwa likewise became a formidable weapon ..."

4. The Tanganyika Territory (formerly German East Africa): Characteristics and by Ferdinand Stephen Joelson (1920)
"The great fetwa declaring the Holy War was brought by servants of the Sheik ... Until the 14th November the great fetwa was kept hi that room of the palace ..."

5. Freemason's Magazine, Or General and Complete Library (1795)
""What fetwa of mine !'' cried Basem. " Only," said the man, ... Look you, Sir," turning gravely to the culprit, " we must be paid for our fetwa. ..."

6. Maktoub: A Romance of French North Africa by Matthew Craig (1918)
"I ask that the Khou [Brother] Amor Ben Garrou, our Kateb, find and read for us the last fetwa given in the Djama Kebir of Kairouan, the holy city, ..."

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