American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Arabicالله (allāh), contraction of اَل (al) + إِلَه (“ilāh”); cognate with the Hebrewאֵל (él), אֱלוֹהַּ \ אֱלֹהַּ (elóah), and אֱלוֹהִים \ אֱלֹהִים (elohím), ultimately from Proto-Semitic*ʾil-.
Allah Sentence Examples
ALLAH, the Arabic name used by Moslems of all nationalities for the one true God.
This had occurred in a moment of weakness, in order that by such a promise, which yet left Allah in his lofty position, he might gain over his fellowcountrymen.
Europeans are considered indelicate in many ways by other races, and a remark of Peschel l is to the point: " Were a pious Mussulman of Ferghana to be present at our balls and see the bare shoulders of our wives and daughters, and the semi-embraces of our round dances, he would silently wonder at the long-suffering of Allah who had not long 1 The Races of Man.
who was placed on the throne with the title al-A mir biahkm allah, and for twenty years was under the tutelage of al-Afdal.
He taught that there was one God; but that God was neither Allah nor Ram, but simply God; neither the special god of the Mahommedan, nor of the Hindu, but the God of the universe, of all mankind and of all religions.