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Allah

[ al-uh, ah-luh ]
/ ˈæl ə, ˈɑ lə /
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noun Islam.

the Supreme Being; God.

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Origin of Allah

<Arabic Allāh, akin to ilāh god
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British Dictionary definitions for Allah

Allah
/ (ˈælə) /

noun

Islam the Muslim name for God; the one Supreme Being
C16: from Arabic, from al the + Ilāh god; compare Hebrew elōah
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Cultural definitions for Allah

Allah

The name for God, the Supreme Being, in the Arabic language; the common name for God in Islam.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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