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Ali

[ ah-lee, ah-lee for 1-4; ah-lee for 5 ]
/ ˈɑ li, ɑˈli for 1-4; ɑˈli for 5 /
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noun
ʿAlī ibn-abu-Talib; "the Lion of God", a.d. c600–661, Arab caliph (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad).
Mohammed, 1909–63, Pakistani statesman and diplomat.
Muhammad Cassius (Marcellus) Clay, Jr., 1942–2016, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1964–67, 1974–78, 1978–79.
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Ali
/ (ˈɑːliː) /

noun
?600–661 ad, fourth caliph of Islam (656–61 ad), considered the first caliph by the Shiites: cousin and son-in-law of Mohammed
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