Definition of Mollah

1. Noun. A Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque.

Exact synonyms: Mulla, Mullah
Group relationships: Ulama, Ulema
Generic synonyms: Moslem, Muslim



Definition of Mollah

1. n. One of the higher order of Turkish judges; also, a Turkish title of respect for a religious and learned man.

Definition of Mollah

1. Noun. (archaic form of mullah) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mollah

1. mullah [n -S] - See also: mullah

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mollah

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molimens
moliminous
molindone
molindone hydrochloride
moline
molines
molinet
molinets
molinillo
molinillos
molinology
molla
mollah
mollahs
mollas
molle
mollebart
mollemoke
mollemokes
mollicute
mollicutes
mollie
mollient
mollies
mollifiable
mollification
mollifications

Literary usage of Mollah

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1. Discoveries in Asia Minor: Including a Description of the Ruins of Several by Francis Vyvyan Jago Arundell (1834)
"The Mollah of ... Returning to the khan, a polite message was brought us from the Mollah, assuring us we were ..."

2. Persian Letters by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu, John Davidson, Edouard de Beaumont (1892)
"USBEK TO THE Mollah MEHEMET ALI, GUARDIAN OF THE THREE TOMBS, AT KOUM. To what end are the fasts of the imans, and the sackcloth of the mollahs ? ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1902)
"The influence of the Mad Mollah had penetrated to this remote quarter, ... The Mad Mollah professed friendship for the English until some of his adherents ..."

4. Travels in Central Asia: Being the Account of a Journey from Teheran Across by Ármin Vámbéry (1865)
"AUTHOR LEAVES THE KHIVA Mollah BEHIND HIM AT PESTH AND PROCEEDS TO LONDON.—HIS WELCOME IN THE LAST-NAMED CITY. "'77s sweet to hear the watch-dog's honest ..."

5. Life of Schamyl: And Narrative of the Circassian War of Independence Against by John Milton MACKIE (1856)
"KHASI-Mollah. AMONG the murids of Mahomet-Mollah the foremost was Khasi-Mahomet, better known as Khasi-Mollah. After having spent much time sitting at the ..."

6. Travels in the Central Caucasus and Bashan: Including Visits to Ararat and by Douglas William Freshfield (1869)
"... in the Forest—A Tremendous Gorge—Balkar—A Hospitable Sheikh—The Mollah —Gloomy Weather—A Solemn Parting—Granitic ..."

7. Travels in the Central Caucasus and Bashan: Including Visits to Ararat and by Douglas William Freshfield (1869)
"... in the Forest—A Tremendous Gorge—Balkar—A Hospitable Sheikh—The Mollah—Gloomy Weather—A Solemn Parting—Granitic ..."

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