Definitions for califˈkeɪ lɪf, ˈkæl ɪf
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ca•lifˈkeɪ lɪf, ˈkæl ɪf(n.)
Category: Eastern Religions, Western History, Government
Ref: caliph .
caliph, calif, kaliph, kalif, khalif, khalifah(noun)
the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
"many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world"
alt. of Califate