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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aladdinnoun

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


  1. Aladdinnoun

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

    Etymology: From علاء الدين ('Alā 'al Dīn), meaning nobility of faith

  2. Aladdinnoun

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

    Etymology: From علاء الدين ('Alā 'al Dīn), meaning nobility of faith

  3. Aladdinnoun

    A classic British pantomime.

    Etymology: From علاء الدين ('Alā 'al Dīn), meaning nobility of faith


  1. Aladdin

    Aladdin ( ə-LAD-in; Arabic: علاء الدين‎, ʻAlāʼ ud-Dīn/ ʻAlāʼ ad-Dīn, IPA: [ʕalaːʔ adˈdiːn], ATU 561, ‘Aladdin') is a folk tale most probably of Middle-Eastern origin. Despite not being part of the original Arabic text of The Book of One Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights), it is one of the best-known tales associated with that collection. It was actually added by the Frenchman Antoine Galland.


  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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  1. Aladdin

    Of Somewhere. An ancient who possessed a lamp and a genii with which he could secure anything an American millionaire or actress can now purchase.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aladdin in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aladdin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Aladdin in a Sentence

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    A writer's thoughts can act as an Aladdin's lamp, which can enlighten and open the mind of a reader, by showing opportunities and beauties of life.

  2. Lisa Carling:

    We are unique in that regard because we have a mailing list of 7,600 individuals and each represents households. The Gershwin Theatre for ‘Wicked’ has a capacity of close to 2,000. ‘Aladdin’ has over 1,700 seats— that’s not enough for our entire list.

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    a state of irritation or annoyance
    • A. huff
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