khalifah

noun
the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
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many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

Syn: ↑caliph, ↑calif, ↑kaliph, ↑kalif, ↑khalif
Hypernyms: ↑ruler, ↑swayer, ↑Muslim, ↑Moslem
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Ali

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