Aga Khan

[ ah-guh kahn ]
/ ˈɑ gə ˈkɑn /

noun Islam.

the divinely ordained head of the Ismaʿili branch of Shiʿism.

Definition for aga khan (2 of 3)

Aga Khan III


noun

1877–1957, leader of the Ismaʿili sect of Muslims in India 1885–1957.

Definition for aga khan (3 of 3)

Aga Khan IV


noun

Shah Karim al-Husainy, born 1936, leader of the Ismaʿili sect of Muslims in India since 1957 (grandson of Aga Khan III).
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British Dictionary definitions for aga khan (1 of 2)

Aga Khan

/ (ˈɑːɡə ˈkɑːn) /

noun

the hereditary title of the head of the Ismaili sect of Muslims

British Dictionary definitions for aga khan (2 of 2)

Aga Khan IV


noun

Prince Karim (kəˈriːm). born 1936, spiritual leader of the Ismaili sect of Muslims from 1957
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