one of the four schools of Islamic law, founded by Malik ibn Anas (c715–795).
- Mal·i·kite, noun
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How to use Maliki in a sentence
I was impressed at the time to hear Biden schmooze with Maliki as if he were the governor of Delaware.
In early 2010 I was sitting in Biden's office interviewing him when Maliki called.
In Iraq, Tehran was our silent partner, working to break an ISIS siege and edging out Maliki.How Iran Could Become Our Shadow Enemy in the Syria ISIS War | Jacob Siegel | September 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This month Maliki said he would step down and work with his successor to help form a new government.
Until this summer, al-Abadi was loyal to Maliki and a member of his own Dawa party.Exclusive: Inside Obama's Push for Regime Change in Iraq | Eli Lake | August 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST