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Harun al-Rashid

[ hah-roonahl-rah-sheed; Arabic hah-roon-ahr-rah-sheed ]
/ hɑˈrun ɑl rɑˈʃid; Arabic hɑˈrun ˌɑr rɑˈʃid /
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noun
a.d. 764?–809, caliph of Baghdad 786–809: one of the greatest Abbasids, he was made almost a legendary hero in the Arabian Nights.
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Also Haroun-al-Raschid, Ha·run ar-Ra·shid [hah-roon-ahr-rah-sheed; Arabic hah-roon-ahr-rah-sheed]. /hɑˈrun ˌɑr rɑˈʃid; Arabic hɑˈrun ˌɑr rɑˈʃid/.
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Harun al-Rashid
/ (hæˈruːn ˈælræˈʃiːd) /

noun
?763–809 ad, Abbasid caliph of Islam (786–809), whose court at Baghdad was idealized in the Arabian Nights
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