[ ib-uhn khahl-doon ]
/ ˌɪb ən xɑlˈdun /
Abd-al-Rah·man [ahb-dahl-rah-mahn], /ɑb dɑlˈrɑ mɑn/, 1332–1406, Arab historian and philosopher.
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British Dictionary definitions for ibn Khaldun
/ (ˌɪbənˌkɑːlˈduːn) /
1332–1406, Arab historian and philosopher. His Kitab al-`ibar (Book of Examples) is a history of Islam
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