[ah-lee, ah-lee for 1–4; ah-lee for 5]
- ʿAlī ibn-abu-Talibthe Lion of God, a.d. c600–661, Arab caliph (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad).
- Mehemet Ali.
- Mohammed,1909–63, Pakistani statesman and diplomat.
- Mohammed Ali, Maulana.
- MuhammadCassius (Marcellus) Clay, Jr., 1942–2016, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1964–67, 1974–78, 1978–79.
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Examples from the Web for ali
The families had gathered that Sunday to remember Ali Bazzal, a soldier whom the Nusra Front declared they had executed on Dec. 6.A Sunni-Shia Love Story Imperiled by al Qaeda
December 26, 2014
Ali walked up and hugged Gil, and the pair discussed music and racism and current events before a rapt audience.‘The Prince of Chocolate City’: When Gil Scott-Heron Became A Music Icon
November 15, 2014
A drone strike killed al Libi on June 4, 2012, near Mir Ali in North Waziristan.Obama’s Deadly Informants: The Drone Spotters of Pakistan
Umar Farooq, Syed Fakhar Kakakhel
November 12, 2014
Ali Farah and Assad Ibrahim have both embraced democracy and are registered Democrats.How ISIS’s Colorado Girls Were Caught
October 22, 2014
But, Ali warns all that can change quickly if Anbar continues to crumble, “right now, we are looking into the Abyss.”Iraqis Swear: Baghdad Airport is Safe From ISIS
October 13, 2014
As for Naomi, the coming of little black Ali was a wild delight to her.
Then little Ali had been left alone in the world, and so Israel had taken him.
And there, too, sat Israel, with Naomi and little black Ali beside him.
Ali was standing by at the time, and he thought to come to Naomi's relief.
First, on Ali's part, a blank wonderment that when he cried to Naomi, "Come!"
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