Definition of Mullah

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

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



Definition of Mullah

1. n. See Mollah.

Definition of Mullah

1. Noun. (Islam) A Muslim religious scholar and teacher ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mullah

1. a Muslim religious leader or teacher [n -S]

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Literary usage of Mullah

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1. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1882)
"IN olden times, in Ispahan, there was a noted story-teller, named Mullah ... The smell of the kabobs even penetrated the house of Mullah ..."

2. Turkistan: Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja by Eugene Schuyler (1876)
"IT was on a lovely May evening when, with my interpreter the Mullah Hair-ullah, ... The Mullah is a Russian Tartar from Kazan, who had been educated in the ..."

3. A Memoir on the Indian Surveys by Clements Robert Markham (1878)
"The Mullah, who accompanied the Havildar as far as Jalalabad, was a native of Peshawur, and a brother of the sapper who was murdered in Swat in 1869. ..."

4. Researches and Missionary Labours Among the Jews, Mohammedans, and Other Sects by Joseph Wolff (1837)
"Mullah Matathia. Mullah Moshe Shahak. Mullah Moshe Calendar. Mullah Moshe Cosa. Mullah Abraham Hakham. Mullah Pinehas Ben Simha, the most learned of the ..."

5. Italy's Foreign and Colonial Policy: A Selection from the Speeches Delivered by Tommaso Tittoni, Maggiorino Ferraris (1914)
"To inquire if any understanding has taken place between Italy and the Mullah, and, if so, of what nature." As the Chamber may already have observed by the ..."

6. The Abode of Snow: Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the by Andrew Wilson (1875)
"Fortunately, however, we have a counter-check to him in the Mullah of Topi, within our own district, who exercises a great religious influence over the ..."

7. Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara: In the Years 1843-1845, to Ascertain the by Joseph Wolff (1845)
"Dr. Wolff reported to be a Mullah two hundred years old. ... But the above-mentioned Mullah Muhammed Al i Serraf, in whose hands above two thousand ..."

8. The Abode of Snow: Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the by Andrew Wilson (1876)
"Fortunately, however, we have a counter-check to him in the Mullah of Topi, within our own district, who exercises a great religious influence over the ..."

9. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1882)
"IN olden times, in Ispahan, there was a noted story-teller, named Mullah ... The smell of the kabobs even penetrated the house of Mullah ..."

10. Turkistan: Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja by Eugene Schuyler (1876)
"IT was on a lovely May evening when, with my interpreter the Mullah Hair-ullah, ... The Mullah is a Russian Tartar from Kazan, who had been educated in the ..."

11. A Memoir on the Indian Surveys by Clements Robert Markham (1878)
"The Mullah, who accompanied the Havildar as far as Jalalabad, was a native of Peshawur, and a brother of the sapper who was murdered in Swat in 1869. ..."

12. Researches and Missionary Labours Among the Jews, Mohammedans, and Other Sects by Joseph Wolff (1837)
"Mullah Matathia. Mullah Moshe Shahak. Mullah Moshe Calendar. Mullah Moshe Cosa. Mullah Abraham Hakham. Mullah Pinehas Ben Simha, the most learned of the ..."

13. Italy's Foreign and Colonial Policy: A Selection from the Speeches Delivered by Tommaso Tittoni, Maggiorino Ferraris (1914)
"To inquire if any understanding has taken place between Italy and the Mullah, and, if so, of what nature." As the Chamber may already have observed by the ..."

14. The Abode of Snow: Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the by Andrew Wilson (1875)
"Fortunately, however, we have a counter-check to him in the Mullah of Topi, within our own district, who exercises a great religious influence over the ..."

15. Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara: In the Years 1843-1845, to Ascertain the by Joseph Wolff (1845)
"Dr. Wolff reported to be a Mullah two hundred years old. ... But the above-mentioned Mullah Muhammed Al i Serraf, in whose hands above two thousand ..."

16. The Abode of Snow: Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the by Andrew Wilson (1876)
"Fortunately, however, we have a counter-check to him in the Mullah of Topi, within our own district, who exercises a great religious influence over the ..."

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