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British Dictionary definitions for maulana

Maulana

noun
  1. (in Pakistan, India, etc) a title used for a scholar of Persian and Arabic

Word Origin

Urdu, from Arabic mawlānā
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Historical Examples

  • But Maulana Hasrat Mohani by his sheer earnestness bore me down.

    The Wheel of Fortune

    Mahatma Gandhi