khalifa

[ kuh-lee-fuh ]
/ kəˈli fə /

noun

a variant of caliph.

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Also kha·lif [kuh-leef, key-lif, kal-if] /kəˈlif, ˈkeɪ lɪf, ˈkæl ɪf/ .
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