[gah-zee] /ˈgɑ zi/

noun, plural ghazis.
a Muslim soldier, especially one fighting against non-Muslims.
(initial capital letter) a title given in Turkey to a victorious sultan, general, etc.
noun (pl) -zis
a Muslim fighter against infidels
(often capital) a Turkish warrior of high rank

Muslim warrior fighting the infidels, 1735, from Arabic ghazi, properly participle of ghaza (stem gh-z-w) “he made war.”


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