[ahb-doo l-ah-zeez] /ɑbˈdʊl ɑˈziz/ (Show IPA), 1880–1953, king of Saudi Arabia 1932–53 (father of Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz).
(Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz), 1901?–69, king of Saudi Arabia 1953–64 (son of ibn-Saud and brother of Faisal).
[ahb-doo l-ah-zeez ib-uh n] /ɑbˈdʊl ɑˈziz ˈɪb ən/ (Show IPA), .
full name Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz. 1902–69, king of Saudi Arabia (1953–64); son of Ibn Saud. He was deposed by his brother Faisal
(Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz), 1901?–69, king of Saudi Arabia 1953–64 (son of ibn-Saud and brother of Faisal). Abdul-Aziz ibn- [ahb-doo l-ah-zeez ib-uh n] /ɑbˈdʊl ɑˈziz ˈɪb ən/ (Show IPA), . Contemporary Examples Since the death of ibn Saud in 1953, succession has moved only among his sons. With Prince Muqrin’s Appointment, Saudi Succession Crisis Looms Bruce […]
Alija [ah-lee-juh] /ɑˈli dʒə/ (Show IPA), 1925–2003, Bosnian politician: president of Bosnia and Herzegovina 1990–96. Contemporary Examples Finally, speaking slowly, Izetbegovic said, “It is not a just peace.” Richard Holbrooke on the Dayton Peace Accords Richard Holbrooke December 14, 2010 How could we convince Izetbegovic that he was now at the decisive moment? Richard Holbrooke […]
(Alfred) Joyce, 1886–1918, U.S. poet and journalist. Contemporary Examples As his top billing winds down, “Governor Kilmer” must have a nice ring to it. Val Kilmer for Governor? Lloyd Grove May 10, 2009 Eventually, she suggested filming Kilmer reading the script. Jack Kilmer on His Breakout Role in ‘Palo Alto’ and Life as Val Kilmer’s […]
Alan Jay, 1918–86, U.S. lyricist and librettist. Contemporary Examples Larry Noble, who served as general counsel at the FEC from 1987 to 2000, was involved in hiring and promoting Lerner. IRS Scandal’s Central Figure, Lois Lerner, Described as ‘Apolitical’ Caitlin Dickson May 13, 2013 But do you think the same amount of media resources would […]
Abel Janszoon [ah-buh l yahn-sohn] /ˈɑ bəl ˈyɑn soʊn/ (Show IPA), 1602?–59, Dutch navigator and explorer. Historical Examples Port Arthur—one of the penal settlements on Tasman’s Peninsula. The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2) John West Hamilton mentions that the tradition of Tasman’s visit in 1642 was still preserved. Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora […]