/ æbˈdʌlə /


  1. Abdullah18821951MJordanianTransjordanianPOLITICS: hereditary ruler 1882–1951, emir of Transjordan (1921–46) and first king of Jordan (1946–51). He joined the Arab revolt against Turkish rule in World War I; assassinated 1951
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“When Tanveer realized what was happening, he jumped out of the truck, but the Iranians shot him,” Abdullah says.

Abdullah says al Nusra is made up 80 percent of Syrians; foreign fighters dominate ISIS.

His elder son was named Abdullah, Abu Abdullah means “father of,” and al Kuwaiti means of Kuwait.

If elected, Erdogan will take over from the current president Abdullah Gul at the end of the month.

On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni.

Abdullah did so, whereupon the ladies set up a series of piercing shrieks and lamentations.

Here Abdullah came forward, making a gesture of disgust, and turning up his eyes in pious horror.

Ibrahim at once appointed Abdullah his vizier, and gave all the other conspirators important posts.

Loud were their shouts of triumph, and Jack recognised the countenance of Abdullah, lit up by a savage satisfaction.

They were led, as before, by the captain of the guard, and the truculent vizier Abdullah.





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