Definition of Caliphal

1. caliph [adj] - See also: caliph



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caliphal

caliology
calioplasty
caliorrhaphy
caliotomy
calipash
calipashes
calipee
calipees
caliper
caliper brake
caliper micrometer
calipered
calipering
calipers
caliph
caliphal (current term)
caliphate
caliphates
caliphs
calipygian
calisaya
calisayas
calistheneum
calisthenic
calisthenic exercise
calisthenics
caliver
calivers
calix
calixarene

Literary usage of Caliphal

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1. The New World of Islam by Lothrop Stoddard (1921)
"... will best clip Pan-Islam's wings. This, however, is a distinctly short-sighted view. The caliphal institution is still undoubtedly venerated in Islam. ..."

2. The Empire and the Papacy, 918-1273 by T[homas] F[rederick] Tout (1899)
"The break-up of the caliphal robbed Islam both of its political and religious unit and destroyed for the time its capacity for aggression. ..."

3. The Fortnightly Review (1882)
"They are politically hostile to the Sultan, and though they have no design as yet of repudiating his caliphal title, they are unlikely to be faithful to his ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1882)
"... and transformed from a harmless theory into a very dangerous reality the Sultan's caliphal pretensions witli regard to Northern Africa. ..."

5. The Sirdar: Sir Reginald Wingate and the British Empire in the Middle East by Martin W. Daly (1997)
"India balked at the prospect of a large Arab state on its borders, and of a caliphal potentate with claims upon Indian Muslims. Why upset the East when the ..."

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