Caliph

All Noun
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  • He did so and informed the caliph about the money and the city.
  • Great was the caliph's surprise when he heard the poor man's story. Cited from Fifty Famous People, by James Baldwin
  • However, because only the current caliph has the right to vote, every election always has the same result.
  • Later the caliph fell in love with her and married her.
  • She even raised herself and took hold of the Caliph's arm. Cited from Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know, by Various
  • He was then received with great honour in the caliph's court.
  • I shall not be remembered as a Caliph with blood on my hands.
  • The authority of the Caliph extended hardly beyond the region of the city.
  • The caliph tried to reassure him that he would never do such a thing.
  • The caliph then ordered John's right hand be cut off and hung up in public view.
  • This, like the ancient standard of the caliphs, was held sacred in its character. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 2, December, 1857, by Various
  • Over the next several decades he served the caliphs in various provinces.
  • He wore the same green cloak he had worn since before becoming caliph.
  • Both the Caliph and his wife want to know who it was who died, and if both, who died first.
  • But none of these charitable acts seemed to bring peace to the caliph's heart. Cited from Strictly Business, by O. Henry
  • The other corps were held back by the caliph and despatched weeks and even months later.
  • This business will be so public, that it is impossible but it must reach the caliph's ears. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Vol. 1, by Anon
  • This business will be so public, that it will be impossible but it must reach the caliph's ears. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments vol. 2, Anon
  • The idea of a hospital being a place for the care of sick people was taken from the early Caliphs.
  • He had been Caliph for little over a year.
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Synonyms of Caliph

Meaning of 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