[moo-ham-id, -hah-mid, moh-]
or Muhammad II
- the Conqueror, 1430–81, sultan of Turkey 1451–81: conqueror of Constantinople 1453.
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Examples from the Web for mohammed
Only two months later, her youngest brother, Mohammed Muktar, disappeared.Drawing on the Memories of Syrian Women
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They seized key government buildings and forced the resignation of then Prime Minister Mohammed Basindwa.Yemen’s a Model All Right—For Disaster
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Mohammed, for example, in the Quran, made it clear that God “made no distinction between the revelations of any of the prophets.”Karen Armstrong’s New Rule: Religion Isn’t Responsible for Violence
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Mr. Walker,” asked Kimberlin, “is it true that you wanted to insult the Prophet Mohammed?The Weirdest Story About a Conservative Obsession, a Convicted Bomber, and Taylor Swift You Have Ever Read
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She helped negotiate a ceasefire agreement, giving the credit to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.Everyone Says John Kerry Should Stay Out of the Middle East
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You come to me on this sham errand about the girl, but that is not your purpose, Mohammed of Mequinez!
And paradise is for her who makes a follower of Moosa into a follower of Mohammed.
Then Mohammed of Mequinez stretched out his hand and answered, "Yourself."
So saying, Mohammed of Mequinez strode out of the place, for no man hindered him.
They got my poor Mohammed to send for me and then laid that ambush.Lord Jim
- same as Muhammad
- ?1430–81, Ottoman sultan of Turkey (1451–81). He captured Constantinople (1453) and conquered large areas of the Balkans
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Word Origin and History for mohammed
former common English transliteration of Muhammad.
The worst of letting the learned gentry bully us out of our traditional Mahometan & Mahomet ... is this: no sooner have we tried to be good & learnt to say, or at least write, Mohammed than they are fired with zeal to get us a step or two further on the path of truth, which at present seems likely to end in Muhammad with a dot under the h .... [H.W. Fowler, "A Dictionary of Modern English Usage," 1926]
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