variant of ad- before l: allure.
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- al marj,
- al qaeda,
- al qaida,
- al sirat,
- al ubayyid,
a word in Arabic names meaning “family” or “the house of”: Al-Saud, or the members of the house of Saud.
Origin of Al-
From the Arabic word āl family
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