Definition of Kaliph

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



Definition of Kaliph

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of caliph) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kaliph

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kaliph

kalifates
kalifersite
kalifs
kaligenous
kalima
kalimba
kalimbas
kalimotxo
kalininite
kalinite
kalinites
kaliopenia
kaliopenic
kaliophilite
kaliophilites
kaliph (current term)
kaliphate
kaliphates
kaliphs
kalipyrochlore
kalis
kalistrontite
kalium
kaliums
kaliuresis
kaliuretic
kallak
kallidin
kallidin 10
kallidin 9

Literary usage of Kaliph

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1. Saturday Reader (1866)
"It became my dwelling—I knew it stone by stone. I hod become a skilful artisan —the master of the works spoke of mo to the kaliph. Mark on what occasion. ..."

2. The Story of the Church of Egypt: Being an Outline of the History of the by Edith Louisa Butcher (1897)
"At first the Turks were defeated, but by a clever stratagem they turned the fortune of war, and slew thousands of the blacks. The mother of the kaliph ..."

3. Historical Studies and Recreations by Shoshee Chunder Dutt (1879)
"kaliph Osman, who succeeded Omar, also collected a large army to prosecute the ... Better progress was made by the generals of kaliph Ali, who made some ..."

4. Anastasius: Or, Memoirs of a Greek : Written at the Close of the Eighteenth by Thomas Hope (1819)
"... cheated Allah himself, when he assumed the title of kaliph of the faithful. Whenever I felt tired of the orations and perorations of my steward, ..."

5. The Law of Nations Considered as Independent Political Communities: On the by Travers Twiss (1884)
"... and the so-called Capitulations of the kaliph Omar (AD 636) are not authentic, the monks, who devised them, took care to use language in their recitals, ..."

6. Curious Questions in History, Literature, Art, and Social Life: Designed as by Sarah Hutchins Killikelly (1886)
"This kaliph, when dying, offered the sceptre to Omar, who modestly observed that he had no occasion for the place. " But the place has occasion for you," ..."

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