Definition of Calif

1. Noun. The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth. "Many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world"

Exact synonyms: Caliph, Kalif, Kaliph, Khalif, Khalifah
Generic synonyms: Moslem, Muslim, Ruler, Swayer
Specialized synonyms: Ali



Definition of Calif

1. n. Same as Caliph, Caliphate, etc.

Definition of Calif

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calif

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caliculus gustatorius
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calidity
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calif (current term)
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caliginousness
caligo
caligoes

Literary usage of Calif

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Bar by James Clark Fifield (1918)
"Univ. of calif., AB, 1878; legal ed. Hastings College of Law, LL. ... San Francisco, and calif. State Bar Ass'ns. Firm is counsel for: Mission Savings Bank. ..."

2. Yearbook by American Psychological Association (1892)
"Stratton, GM, Univ. of calif. Tolman, EC, Univ. of calif. Beverly Hills. ... Bridgman, OL, Univ. of calif. Kohs, SC, Eureka Benevolent Society. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"calif., In the higher mountains. AA. Erect shrubs; Ivs. usually 1-1 in. long : fls. in ... S. Мех. BR 31: 32. BM 3004 as A. nítida.—Л. calif Arnica, Hort. ..."

4. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"Also leaves and luncheon ma's. Do not buy until you hare seen theie. ACCEPT A'O SUK±T/TVT£. Th«« Pads For Sale By: Brown Furniture Co. - - Alameda. calif. ..."

5. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"calif, i. 320. # Heads pretty large and broad, disposed to be solitary, ... calif. 1. c. - Coast of california, from Bodegas (where it was first coll. by ..."

6. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"Breeds on coast and is. from Cross Sound to Dixon Entrance; winters s. to Humboldt Co., calif. t P. i. annectens. Yakutat Fox Sparrow. ..."

7. Who's who in America by Marquis Who's Who, Inc (1903)
"Univ. of calif, and Johns Hopkins Univ.; m. 1888, Julia C. Tyler, of Oakland. calif. Taught school several yrs.; did editorial and other work for San ..."

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