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Mohammed

[moo-ham-id, -hah-mid, moh-]
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noun
  1. Muhammad(def 1).
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Mohammed II

or Muhammad II

noun
  1. the Conqueror, 1430–81, sultan of Turkey 1451–81: conqueror of Constantinople 1453.
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  • You come to me on this sham errand about the girl, but that is not your purpose, Mohammed of Mequinez!

    The Scapegoat

    Hall Caine

  • And paradise is for her who makes a follower of Moosa into a follower of Mohammed.

    The Scapegoat

    Hall Caine

  • Then Mohammed of Mequinez stretched out his hand and answered, "Yourself."

    The Scapegoat

    Hall Caine

  • So saying, Mohammed of Mequinez strode out of the place, for no man hindered him.

    The Scapegoat

    Hall Caine

  • They got my poor Mohammed to send for me and then laid that ambush.

    Lord Jim

    Joseph Conrad


British Dictionary definitions for mohammed

Mohammed

noun
  1. same as Muhammad
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Mohammed II

noun
  1. ?1430–81, Ottoman sultan of Turkey (1451–81). He captured Constantinople (1453) and conquered large areas of the Balkans
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Word Origin and History for mohammed

Mohammed

former common English transliteration of Muhammad.

The worst of letting the learned gentry bully us out of our traditional Mahometan & Mahomet ... is this: no sooner have we tried to be good & learnt to say, or at least write, Mohammed than they are fired with zeal to get us a step or two further on the path of truth, which at present seems likely to end in Muhammad with a dot under the h .... [H.W. Fowler, "A Dictionary of Modern English Usage," 1926]
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mohammed in Culture

Mohammed

See Muhammad.

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