Definition of Hussein

1. Noun. Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937).




2. Noun. King of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999).
Exact synonyms: Husain, Husayn, Ibn Talal Hussein, King Hussein
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex

Definition of Hussein

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Husayn) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Hussein

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1. The Diplomatic Review (1881)
"Hussein Avni Pasha—the present Grand Vizier.* (From the Morning Post of March 25, 1875.) Hussein AVNI PASHA, who has now been Grand Vizier for about twelve ..."

2. Observations in the East: Chiefly in Egypt, Palestine, Syria, and Asia Minor by John Price Durbin (1845)
"Late in the afternoon, while lying in our tent, one of my young fellow-travellers was conjecturing that Hussein had heard of the English party just behind ..."

3. The U. N. Role in the Persian Gulf and Iraqi Compliance with U. N. Resolutions by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"US POLICY TOWARD SADDAM Hussein AND WAR CRIMES I wanted to ask a question that is really not covered in the testimony. What is the policy of the United ..."

4. Constantinople, Old and New by Harrison Griswold Dwight (1915)
"I need hardly point out that Hussein Pasha was not the son of his own uncle, but of that of a famous cousin of his. For he belonged to the great family of ..."

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