(Salāh-ed-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb) 1137–93, sultan of Egypt and Syria 1175–93: opponent of Crusaders.
Arabic name Salah-ed-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub. ?1137–93, sultan of Egypt and Syria and opponent of the Crusaders. He defeated the Christians near Tiberias (1187) and captured Acre, Jerusalem, and Ashkelon. He fought against Richard I of England and Philip II of France during the Third Crusade (1189–92)
A Kurdish general who conquered Egypt and Syria in the twelfth century. His capture of Jerusalem precipitated a crusade.
Note: Saladin became legendary for both his military genius and his generosity.
noun 1. Rí·o [ree-oh;; Spanish ree-aw] /ˈri oʊ;; Spanish ˈri ɔ/ (Show IPA) a river in N Argentina, flowing SE to the Paraná River. About 1200 miles (1930 km) long. noun 1. a river in N Argentina, rising in the Andes as the Juramento and flowing southeast to the Paraná River. Length: 2012 km (1250 […]
noun 1. an oil used in salad dressing, especially olive oil or a vegetable oil, as from sesame, corn, or safflower.
noun 1. a small plate used chiefly for serving an individual portion of salad. 2. a selection of salad ingredients served cold, often on a bed of lettuce.
noun, Islam. 1. salat.