[is-mey-uh-lee-uh, ‐mahy-uh‐] /ˌɪs meɪ əˈli ə, ‐maɪ ə‐/

noun, Islam.
a branch of Shiʿism, including in its number the Assassins and the Druses, having an esoteric philosophy and asserting Ismaʿil to be the seventh divinely inspired imam in the succession from Ali.


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