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A•li



Pronunciation: (ä'lē, ä-lē' for 1–4; ä-lē' for 5), [key]
n.
1. (عAlī ibn-abu-Talib) (“the Lion of God”) a.d. c600–661, Arab caliph (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad).
2. See Mehemet Ali.
3. Mohammed, 1909–63, Pakistani statesman and diplomat.
4. See Mohammed Ali, Maulana.
5. Muhammad (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.), born 1942, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1964–67, 1974–78, 1978–79.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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See also:
  • Ali (Thesaurus)
  • Ali (Encyclopedia)

 

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