Mansur, al-

[ al-man-soo r ]
/ ˈæl mænˈsʊər /

noun

ʿAbdullāh al-Mansūr,a.d. 712?–775, Arab caliph 754–775: founder of Baghdad 764.

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Mansur
/ (mænˈsʊə) /

noun

Abu Ja'far al- (ˈæbuː ˈdzæfə ˈæl). 712–75 ad, 2nd caliph of the Abbasid dynasty (754–75). He founded Baghdad (762) and made it the Islamic capital
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