Wahhabi: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (wu-hä'bē, wä-), [key]
— pl. -bis.
- a follower of &ain;Abd al-Wahhab (1703–1792), who stringently opposed all practices not sanctioned by the Koran. The Wahhabis, founded in the 18th century, are the most conservative Muslim group and are today found mainly in Saudi Arabia.
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