Definitions for aladdinəˈlæd n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

A•lad•dinəˈlæd n(n.)

  1. (in The Arabian Nights' Entertainments) a youth who finds a magic lamp and ring with which he can command two jinns.

    Category: Literature

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aladdin(noun)

    in the Arabian Nights a boy who acquires a magic lamp from which he can summon a genie


  1. Aladdin(ProperNoun)

    A classic Arabic tale about a young man named Aladdin who is recruited by a sorcerer to get a magic lamp from a cave.

  2. Aladdin(ProperNoun)

    The young man who is the protagonist and title character of the story.

  3. Aladdin(ProperNoun)

    A classic British pantomime.

  4. Origin: From علاء الدين ('Alā 'al Dīn), meaning nobility of faith


  1. Aladdin

    Aladdin is a Middle Eastern folk tale. It is one of the tales in The Book of One Thousand and One Nights, and one of the most famous, although it was actually added to the collection in the 18th century by Frenchman Antoine Galland.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Aladdin

    a character in the "Arabian Nights," who became possessed of a wonderful lamp and a wonderful ring, by rubbing which together he could call two evil genii to do his bidding.


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