HyperDic: ali

English > 2 senses of the word Ali:
NOUNperson Ali, Muhammad Ali, Cassius Clay, Cassius Marcellus ClayUnited States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
person Alithe fourth caliph of Islam / Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites
Ali > pronunciation
Soundsaa'liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > Ali: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
SynonymsMuhammad Ali, Cassius Clay, Cassius Marcellus Clay
Instance ofprizefighter, gladiatorA professional boxer
SpanishCassius Clay, Cassius Marcellus Clay, Muhammad Ali
CatalanAli, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali
English > Ali: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe fourth caliph of Islam / Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects.
Instance ofcaliph, calif, kaliph, kalif, khalif, khalifahThe civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
SpanishAli

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