Mehemet Ali

[mi-hem-et ah-lee, ah-lee, mey-met]


1769–1849, viceroy of Egypt 1805–48. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of mehemet ali

  • Of course, I tried to point out the impossibility of such a system, but Mehemet-Ali shook his head with a knowing smile.

    An Englishman in Paris

    Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam

British Dictionary definitions for mehemet ali

Mehemet Ali

Mohammed Ali


1769–1849, Albanian commander in the service of Turkey. He was made viceroy of Egypt (1805) and its hereditary ruler (1841), founding a dynasty that ruled until 1952
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