Associations to the word «Caliph»

Wiktionary

CALIPH, noun. The political leader of the Muslim world, successor of Muhammad's political authority, not religious or spiritual.
CALIPH, noun. Alternative spelling of caliph

Dictionary definition

CALIPH, noun. 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".

Wise words

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