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).
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The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard
Secret History of the English Occupation of Egypt Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
(Islam) the title of the successors of Mohammed as rulers of the Islamic world, later assumed by the Sultans of Turkey
the rank, jurisdiction, or government of a caliph. Contemporary Examples Why the Caliphate Will Devour Its Children Philip Jenkins July 10, 2014 Al Qaeda to ISIS: Get Off My Lawn—The Theological Debate Behind the Caliphate Jamie Dettmer July 8, 2014 With Friends Like These, ISIS Is Doomed Jacob Siegel July 23, 2014 It’ll Take More […]
Callippus. flourished 4th century b.c, Greek astronomer. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5) Henry Smith Williams A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5) Henry Smith Williams
the medicinal bark of the tree Cinchona calisaya. Historical Examples Catalogue of Economic Plants in the Collection of the U. S. Department of Agriculture William Saunders On a Donkey’s Hurricane Deck R. Pitcher Woodward Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2 Various Rolling Stones O. […]
(used with a plural verb) gymnastic exercises designed to develop physical health and vigor, usually performed with little or no special apparatus. (used with a singular verb) the art, practice, or a session of such exercises. Contemporary Examples Inside Seal Team Six by Don Mann Excerpt Don Mann December 3, 2011 Is American Christianity Becoming […]