Definition of Sheriat

1. n. The sacred law of the Turkish empire.



Definition of Sheriat

1. Noun. (archaic form of shari'a) ¹

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Definition of Sheriat

1. sheria [n -S] - See also: sheria

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheriat

sheqels
sherbert
sherberts
sherbet
sherbets
sherbety
sherd
sherds
shere
shereef
shereefs
shergottite
shergottites
sheria
sherias
sheriat (current term)
sheriats
sherif
sheriff
sheriff's sale
sheriffdom
sheriffdoms
sheriffhood
sheriffs
sheriffship
sherifs
sherlock
sherlocks
shero
sheroes

Literary usage of Sheriat

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1. The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society ...: General index to the by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Hume Greenfield, Henry Walter Bates (1867)
"THE sheet of the survey of Mesopotamia, which has just been completed, extends from sheriat-el- ... and myself in sheriat ..."

2. The Fall of Abd-Ul-Hamid by Francis McCullagh (1910)
"The sheriat will be applied and all the commands of the Sacred Book will be executed. ... But to-day we see that the sheriat is far from being carried out. ..."

3. The Comparative Geography of Palestine and the Sinaitic Peninsula by Carl Ritter, William Leonard Gage (1866)
"The sheriat is full of fish, its course is rapid, its shores thickly overgrown with oleander; its breadth, where it enters the Jordan, ..."

4. The New World of Islam by Lothrop Stoddard (1921)
""sheriat" or canon law, together with a glance over Moslem history for the last ... Take, for example, the sheriat's prohibition on the lending of money at ..."

5. The New World of Islam by Lothrop Stoddard (1921)
"sheriat" or canon law, together with a glance over Moslem history for the last ... Take, for example, the sheriat's prohibition on the lending of money at ..."

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