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Ha•run al-Ra•shid



Pronunciation: (hä-rOOn' äl-rä-shēd'; Arab. hä-rOOn' är"rä-shēd'), [key]
a.d. 764?–809, caliph of Baghdad 786–809: one of the greatest Abbasids, he was made almost a legendary hero in the Arabian Nights. Also,Haroun-al-Raschid,Ha•run ar-Ra•shidPronunciation: (hä-rOOn' är"rä-shēd'; Arab. hä-rOOn' är"rä-shēd'). [key]

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