(in Islamic countries) a title of respect for a person who is learned in, teaches, or expounds the sacred law.
(in Turkey) a provincial judge.
- Also mulla, mollah.
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How to use mullah in a sentence
These last bear a good character for honesty and courage, but are slaves to the teachings of their mullas.The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir | Sir James McCrone Douie
These Mullas danced; they crouched down in the dreadful cold, thinking to warm their hands at these uncountable fires.The Three Mulla-mulgars | Walter De La Mare
British Dictionary definitions for mullah
(formerly) a Muslim scholar, teacher, or religious leader: also used as a title of respect
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