"Zahirism" meaning in All languages combined

See Zahirism on Wiktionary

Noun [English]

Head templates: {{en-noun|-}} Zahirism (uncountable)
  1. (Islam) The Sunni Islamic movement that promotes the apparent meaning of the Quran. Tags: uncountable Categories (topical): Islam
    Sense id: Zahirism-en-noun-Ftwjh8Yz Topics: Islam, lifestyle, religion Related terms: Zahirite

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