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Almoravid

[ al-muh-rah-vid, al-mawr-uh-, -mohr- ]
/ ˌæl məˈrɑ vɪd, ælˈmɔr ə-, -ˈmoʊr- /
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noun
a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa from 1056 to 1147.
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Also Al·mo·ra·vide [al-mawr-uh-vahyd, -mohr-, al-muh-rah-vahyd]. /ælˈmɔr əˌvaɪd, -ˈmoʊr-, ˌæl məˈrɑ vaɪd/.

Origin of Almoravid

<Spanish <Arabic al-murābit literally, the occupant of a fortified convent
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