(Wahabis). Also called Ikhwan (brothers); puritanical Muslim sect founded as a reform group in Arabia by Muslim sect founded as a reform group in Arabia by Muhammad ibn-Abdul Wahhab (ca. 1691/1703ca. 1787/92); loyal to Koran* and traditions regarding Muhammad*; revived in the 20th c. by ibn-Sa'ud.* See also Islam, 5.
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