Definition of Rushdie

1. Noun. British writer of novels who was born in India; one of his novels is regarded as blasphemous by Muslims and a fatwa was issued condemning him to death (born in 1947).

Exact synonyms: Ahmed Salman Rushdie, Salman Rushdie
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



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Literary usage of Rushdie

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1. Patterns of Global Terrorism, (1995) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Ayatollah Hassan Sanei, the head of a quasi-governmental foundation that has offered a $2 million reward for the murder of Rushdie, said that supporters of ..."

2. Patterns of Global Terrorism 1993 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"An Iranian foundation that has offered a reward of more than $2 million for killing Rushdie has warned that Muslims will also take revenge on anyone who ..."

3. Human Rights Watch World Report 1997 by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch Staff (1996)
"In July, the European Parliament again raised the Rushdie case and urged the European Council of Ministers to review its "critical dialogue" policy if the ..."

4. Economic Sanctions and American Diplomacy by Richard Haass (1998)
"Iran refused to sign a proposed letter committing it not to kill Rushdie on EU soil, ... 37 After a November 1996 flap over an appearance by Salman Rushdie, ..."

5. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume I of IIby Yoel Natan by Yoel Natan (2006)
"Rogier van Bakel points out that when the novel The Satanic Verses was published, only the author Salman Rushdie and the translators were targeted. ..."

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