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KHALIFAH

 Dictionary entry overview: What does khalifah mean? 

KHALIFAH (noun)
  The noun KHALIFAH has 1 sense:

1. the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth

  Familiarity information: KHALIFAH used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


KHALIFAH (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

calif; caliph; kalif; kaliph; khalif; khalifah

Context example:

many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

Hypernyms ("khalifah" is a kind of...):

Moslem; Muslim (a believer in or follower of Islam)

ruler; swayer (a person who rules or commands)

Instance hyponyms:

Ali (the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects)


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