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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth.

Usage examples (29)
  • In these times, to be called a caliph you must have money.
  • 'Effendi, do you think that a man can conquer Syria, who is not called a caliph?
  • I swear that I stealthily crept to the computer and looked up the site of this (Shiite) Imam, this so called caliph in his land.
  • The reigning caliph, Valid the First, despatched into Egypt for more
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