Mehemet Ali

[ mi-hem-et ah-lee, ah-lee, mey-met ]
/ mɪˈhɛm ɛt ɑˈli, ˈɑ li, ˈmeɪ mɛt /

noun

1769–1849, viceroy of Egypt 1805–48.

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Example sentences from the Web for 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

/ (mɪˈhɛmɪt ˈɑːlɪ) /

noun

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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