A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SHIA

Thu, 1 Sep '22
One branch of Islam
Thu, 24 Feb '22
One observing the holiday of Arba'een
Sun, 14 Nov '21
Branch of Islam
Wed, 1 Sep '21
Like the majority of Iraqis and Bahrainis
Sun, 22 Aug '21
Branch of Islam
Tue, 19 Jan '21
One of the two main branches of Islam