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Oasis
a desert well
Nomad
no fixed home, moves from place to place in search of food and pastures
Tribe
system of organization made up of villages with the same language, culture etc.
Idol
an image used as an object of worship
Pilgrimage
a journey to a sacred place
Mecca
holiest city of Islam, trade center, birthplace of Muhammad
Muhammad
founder of Islam, prophet of Allah
Gabriel
angel who came to Muhammad
Hegira
marks the beginning of the Islamic Calendar, flight to Medina
Islam
newest religion, started by Muhammad
Muslims
followers of Islam, follow the will of Allah
Allah
God of Islam
Kaaba
cube shaped shrine, now holds the black stone given from Abraham to Muhammad
Koran
the Islamic holy book, the word of Allah
Sunna
Muhammad's words and deeds
Mosque
the holy building of muslims
Minaret
the tall tower where the muezzin calls the muslims to pral
Jihad
"struggle" resist temptation and overcome evil, internal= do the right thing
Muezzin
caller who calls the people to pray
Hajj
once in a life time pilgrimage that muslims take to Mecca