Calif



caliph.
California.
a spiritual leader of Islam, claiming succession from Muhammad.
any of the former Muslim rulers of Baghdad (until 1258) and of the Ottoman Empire (from 1571 until 1924).
Historical Examples

The History of Chivalry G. P. R. James
Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series Jacob Abbott
History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) S. Rappoport
Thalaba the Destroyer Robert Southey
The Blossoms of Morality Richard Johnson
The Development of Rates of Postage A. D. Smith
Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series Jacob Abbott
Introduction to the History of Religions Crawford Howell Toy
Sixty Years of California Song Margaret Blake-Alverson
The History of Chivalry G. P. R. James

noun
a variant spelling of caliph
abbreviation
California
noun
(Islam) the title of the successors of Mohammed as rulers of the Islamic world, later assumed by the Sultans of Turkey
n.
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