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Words nearby khalif
Definition for khalif (2 of 2)
or ca·lif, ka·lif, ka·liph, kha·lif
Origin of caliph
OTHER WORDS FROM caliphcal·iph·al [kal-uh-fuh l, key-luh-] /ˈkæl ə fəl, ˈkeɪ lə-/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for khalif
If the Khalif, he says, had countenanced any such, he would have been torn to pieces.Christianity and Islam in Spain (756-1031)|Charles Reginald Haines
The khalif ordered that sum to be given him, and sent him home with marks of the highest respect.A Boswell of Baghdad|E. V. Lucas
The Mohammedans in question recognized him as khalif of the Moslems and he felt sure they would follow his advice.Under Four Administrations|Oscar S. Straus
All the brothers and other members of the khalif's family are accustomed to kiss his garments.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
This is called especially the mosque of Omar, as it continued to be the private oratory of the Khalif.Jerusalem Explored, Volume I--Text|Ermete Pierotti