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ghazi

[ gah-zee ]
/ ˈgɑ zi /
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noun, plural gha·zis.
a Muslim soldier, especially one fighting against non-Muslims.
(initial capital letter) a title given in Turkey to a victorious sultan, general, etc.
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Origin of ghazi

First recorded in 1745–55, ghazi is from the Arabic word ghāzī

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British Dictionary definitions for ghazi

ghazi
/ (ˈɡɑːzɪ) /

noun plural -zis
a Muslim fighter against infidels
(often capital) a Turkish warrior of high rank

Word Origin for ghazi

C18: from Arabic, from ghazā he made war
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