allachesthesia al·la·ches·the·sia (āl’ə-kěs-thē’zhə)
the Supreme Being; God. Contemporary Examples A white single mother to a seven-year-old son, she works (or worked) at the local mall, and only recently got into Allah. The FBI’s Bogus ISIS Bust James Poulos November 20, 2014 Allah, Smith said, “has good reason for you to stay where you are.” Mohamed Mohamud Trial: Was […]
a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in N India, on the Ganges. Historical Examples He was, however, no whit the wiser when he reached the Ganges and hastily sought the telegraph station at Allahabad. A Fascinating Traitor Richard Henry Savage In 1887 he joined the editorial staff of The Allahabad Pioneer. The Short-story William Patterson […]
- Allahu akbar
interjection (Islam) an exclamation used in the call to prayer and also used as a call to the defence of Muslims, an expression of approval, and a funeral litany Contemporary Examples As they arrived in Mir Ali, he says, fellow insurgents welcomed them with shouts of “allahu akbar!” Pakistani Taliban Jailbreak: An Inside Job? Ron […]
any of several tropical American shrubs or woody vines belonging to the genus Allamanda, of the dogbane family, having showy yellow or purple flowers, and often used for ornamental plantings.