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Abd Allah

/æbd ˈælə/
1846–99, Sudanese leader; he led the uprising against the Egyptian government of the Sudan; defeated by Kitchener in 1898
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  • abd allah was so pleased with this compliment that he ordered him a valuable present.

    A Boswell of Baghdad E. V. Lucas
  • abd allah Khafif used to say, "Mansur really possessed the knowledge of the truth."

  • To him, therefore, abd allah determined to apply, and when his store was opened presented himself.

  • abd allah had made no savings, and, being too old for work, he had lived on the earnings of his son.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • abd allah could not follow the thief, so he went to the Kasbah and told his story to the Governor.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • When he had grown up, he was two years in the service of abd allah Teshtari.

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