Pronunciation: (hoo-sān'), [key]
1. Also,Hosein,Husain. (al-Husayn), a.d. 629?–680, Arabian caliph, the son of Ali and Fatima and the brother of Hasan.
2. Sad•dam Pronunciation: (sä-däm') [key] (at-Takriti), born 1937, Iraqi political leader: president since 1979.
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