noun, plural Mah·dis.
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Origin of Mahdi
OTHER WORDS FROM MahdiMahdism [mah-diz-uhm], /ˈmɑ dɪz əm/, nounMahdist, noun, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for Mahdi
If any one has a complaint to make, he must call out, as the Khalifa enters the mosque for prayers, "Khalifat el Mahdi!"Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892|F. R. Wingate
Jud dismounted, seized my bit, and ran his hand over El Mahdi's face.
Then I kicked my heels against El Mahdi and swung him around down-hill.
Neither of these things seemed to give El Mahdi the slightest annoyance.
That summons was followed by the arrival of a steamer, the captain of which had orders to capture the False Mahdi alive or dead.The Life of Gordon, Volume II|Demetrius Charles Boulger