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Islam

a religion based on the teachings of Muhammad.

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Oasis

a green area in a desert fed by underground water.

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Sheikh

the leader of an Arab tribe.

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Caravan

a group of merchants traveling together for safety, usually with a large number of camels; a group of traveling merchants and animals.

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Quran

the holy book of Islam.

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Shari'ah

Islamic code of law.

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Isolation

to separate from others; to separate from other populated areas; to set apart from others.

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Authority

the right or power to give orders, make decisions, or control people; power over thoughts, opinions, and behavior.