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Mehemet Ali

[mi-hem-et ah-lee, ah-lee, mey-met]
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noun
  1. 1769–1849, viceroy of Egypt 1805–48.
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  • Of course, I tried to point out the impossibility of such a system, but Mehemet-Ali shook his head with a knowing smile.

    An Englishman in Paris

    Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam


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Mehemet Ali

Mohammed Ali

noun
  1. 1769–1849, Albanian commander in the service of Turkey. He was made viceroy of Egypt (1805) and its hereditary ruler (1841), founding a dynasty that ruled until 1952
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