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It is used as an honorific in Sunni Islam as well as in Shia Islam, mostly in South Asia, Middle East and Iran. Sunnis and Shias who have achieved the rank of a scholarship in several disciplines are often referred to by the title. Also used for philosophers, such as Allama Iqbal.
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