Definition of Malik

1. Noun. The leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent. "Maliks rule the hinterland of Afghanistan under the protection of warlords"

Geographical relationships: Anatolia, Asia Minor, Bharat, India, Republic Of India
Generic synonyms: Leader



Definition of Malik

1. Proper noun. (Arabic male given name). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Malik

1. the head of a village [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malik

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maligner
maligners
malignified
malignifies
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malignifying
maligning
malignities
malignity
malignly
malignment
maligns
malihini
malihinis
malik (current term)
maliks
malimbe
malimbes
maline
malines
malinger
malingered
malingerer
malingerers
malingering
malingeror
malingers
malingery
malinkoite

Literary usage of Malik

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1. A Oriental Biographical Dictionary: Founded on Materials Collected by the by Thomas William Beale, Henry George Keene (1881)
"1198 AD, and died in 1200 AD, when malik 'Adil Saif-uddin the son of ... malik Nasir Khan Faruki, son of malik Raja, after whose death in April, 1399 AD, ..."

2. A History of the Arabs in the Sudan and Some Account of the People who by Harold Alfred Macmichael (1922)
"El Nur el malik [is] son of el malik Muhammad son of el malik Matti son of el malik Ibrahim son of el malik Hasan son of el malik Muhammad Khayr son of el ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1876)
"On this Sultan malik ul Salih came up with the dog, which he found on an eminence affording space for a palace, and suitable in every way to all appearances ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Much of malik al-Nasir's third administration was spent in raids into Nubia, where he endeavoured to set up a creature of his own as sovereign, ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1876)
"In due time Sultan malik ul Salih and his Princess ... On this Sultan malik ul Salih came up with the dog, which he found on an eminence affording space for ..."

6. Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary by Ibn Khallikān (1843)
"Abu '1-Hasan Ali, son to the sultan Salah ad-din Yusuf Ibn Aiyub, and sur- named al-malik al-Afdal (the most excellent prince) Nur ad-din (the light of the ..."

7. History, Prophecy and the Monuments by James Frederick McCurdy (1914)
"NOTE 2 (ยง 36) malik ANH M.YI.K THE longer (participial) form has also been preserved in the name of the North-Semitic god, Assyr. ..."

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