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Almohad

[al-muh-had]
noun
  1. a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa during the 12th and 13th centuries.
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Also Al·mo·hade [al-muh-heyd, -had] /ˈæl məˌheɪd, -ˌhæd/.

Origin of Almohad

From the Arabic word al-muwaḥḥid literally, the one who professes the unity of God
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Historical Examples

  • After his death, the Almohad empire followed the downward curve to which all Oriental rule seems destined.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton

  • And so seventeenth century Meknez has perished while the Almohad walls and towers of the tenth century still stand.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton