noun[often as modifier]
A Muslim movement whose followers believe that its founder Mīrzā Gulām Ahmad (circa 1839–1908) was the Mahdi or promised messiah: the Ahmadiyya community
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- Although people connected with the Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement ran the mission, it was supported by all other sections of Muslims.
- They started talking about the Ahmadiyya movement.
- We're absolutely delighted that the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association UK has chosen to make the charity one of the beneficiaries of its annual charity walk.
Early 20th century: Urdu aḥmadiyya, from the name of Mīrzā Gulām Ahmad.
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