Definition of Salaam

1. Noun. A deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation.

Generic synonyms: Bow, Bowing, Obeisance



2. Verb. Greet with a salaam.
Generic synonyms: Salute

Definition of Salaam

1. n. Same as Salam.

2. v. i. To make or perform a salam.

Definition of Salaam

1. Interjection. A respectful ceremonial greeting performed mostly in Islamic countries. ¹

2. Noun. A low bow as a ceremonial act of deference. ¹

3. Verb. To perform a salaam. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Salaam

1. to greet with a low bow [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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salaam (current term)
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Literary usage of Salaam

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1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1879)
"1 HAVE just (May let) returned from Dar-es-salaam, where I have been collecting information about the country through which the expedition under my command ..."

2. The Navy Everywhere by Conrad Cato (1919)
"CHAPTER I THE WHITE FLAG AT DAR-ES-salaam THE harbour of Dar-es-salaam lies ... Dar-es-salaam was ostensibly an undefended port at the beginning of the war, ..."

3. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"... on An Overland Journey Dar-es-salaam to Lake Kivu Adventurous spirits die hard. After a six months' home leave in 1956, during which we toured Belgium, ..."

4. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"... on An Overland Journey Dar-es-salaam to Lake Kivu Adventurous spirits die hard. After a six months' home leave in 1956, during which we toured Belgium, ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1882)
"The Elephant Experiment in Africa ; a brief account of the Belgian Elephant Expedition on the march from Dar-es-salaam to Mpwapwa. By LK KANKIN, UA Cantab., ..."

6. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1880)
"Notes on the Route taken by tlie Royal Geographical Society's East African Expedition from, Dar-es-salaam to ..."

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