[ahb-doo l-ah-zeez] /ɑbˈdʊl ɑˈziz/ (Show IPA), 1880–1953, king of Saudi Arabia 1932–53 (father of Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz).
noun 1882–1951, emir of Transjordan (1921–46) and first king of Jordan (1946–51). He joined the Arab revolt against Turkish rule in World War I; assassinated 1951 Contemporary Examples Preliminary results announced Tuesday gave Karzai 41 percent of the votes processed so far, a slight lead over abdullah. Why the Taliban Won Leslie H. Gelb August […]
(ʿAbdullāh al-Mansūr) a.d. 712?–775, Arab caliph 754–775: founder of Baghdad 764. Contemporary Examples Plus, Mortenson’s Pakistani host mansur Khan Mahsud exposes his lies. Is Three Cups of Tea Writer Greg Mortenson a Fraud? Lloyd Grove, Mike Giglio April 17, 2011 Historical Examples mansur appears to have been engaged in continual wars, and to have obtained […]
- Abdullah ibn-husein
1882–1951, Arab nationalist, Transjordanian emir 1921–46, king of Jordan 1946–51; assassinated in Jerusalem by a Palestinian nationalist.
- Abdullah ii
noun born 1962, King of Jordan from 1999, son of King Hussein See Hussein Contemporary Examples The Arab awakening is stalking its next victim, King abdullah ii of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, a key American ally. Jordan’s Arab Spring Bruce Riedel November 14, 2012 His grandson Hussein made it official, and his son abdullah […]