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Shiite

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Islam
ShiiteShi‧ite /ˈʃiː-aɪt/ noun [countable]  RRIa member of one of the two main groups in the Muslim religionShiite adjective [usually before noun] Sunni
Examples from the Corpus
ShiiteOur leaders funked that responsibility, and the Kurds and Shiites are paying for it.The distinction between Sunni and Shiite persists to this day.It is then possible that the Shiites will do the rest.The Shiites thought they were doing what President Bush wanted when they staged their uprising in March 1991.
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