khalif

NOUN
  1. the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world
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How To Use khalif In A Sentence

  • The khalif An-nasir, whose prosperity in mundane affairs became proverbial, had only fourteen days of undisturbed enjoyment during a reign of fifty years, seven months, and three days. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 342, April, 1844
  • “Shawir hunna wa khalif hunna,” which may be translated: The Life of Sir Richard Burton
  • In orthodox writings the title caliph generally means deputy or successor to the Prophet Muhammad (as in khalifat rasul Allah - deputy to the Messenger of God).
  • So Khalifah hent the five dinars in hand and went away, rejoicing, and gazing and marvelling at the gold and saying, Glory be to God! There is not with the Caliph of The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Khalifa was motivated to talk but Jamie Gorelick, then acting AG sent an "expedite" letter to deport him. ' OpEdNews - Quicklink: Attorney General contender carries 9/11 related baggage
  • But when Luka is 12, his father – Rashid Khalifa, also known as the Shah of Blah and the Ocean of Notions – seems to be succumbing to the passing of time, not merely physically, but imaginatively as well: "Even the stories he told seemed to move more slowly than they once had, and that was bad for business. Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie - review
  • While Cooper says he understands the criticisms of Khalifa, he also believes that she's capable of handling the serious overhaul the department needs.
  • The unpopular cause of the Beni-Umeyyah, who were detested for the murder of the grandsons of the Prophet under the second of their line, was lost in a single battle; and the death of Merwan, the last khalif of the race, was followed by the unsparing proscription of the whole family. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 342, April, 1844
  • In the south, the Asharites, who worship the stars, whose territory, Al-Rassan, used to be united under a khalif but is now fragmented into many independent city-states. The Lions of Al-Rassan
  • The second was to encourage Khalifa Abdullahi to lay siege to the Italians stranded in their fort at Kassala. Three Empires on the Nile
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