Ali Definition

ä-lē
proper name

A.d. 600?-661; 4th caliph of Islam (656-661), considered the 1st caliph by the Shiites (see Shiite): son-in-law of Muhammad.

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(born Cassius Marcellus Clay) 1942- ; U.S. boxer.
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pronoun

A male given name, derived from the Arabic root `-l-y which means "paramount".

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The Muslim caliph Ali ibn Abi Talib, considered by Shias to be Muhammad's successor.

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A diminutive of the female given names Alison, Alyson, Allyson or Allison, also spelled Allie.

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other
Muslim caliph (656–661) whose reign was marked by the division of Islam into Sunni and Shiite sects. This schism intensified after his assassination by members of a third Muslim sect.
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Origin of Ali

  • From Arabic علي.

    From Wiktionary

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