Hussein Definition

ho͝o-sān
proper name
1935-99; king of Jordan (1952-99)
Webster's New World
1937-2006; president of Iraq (1979-2003)
Webster's New World
pronoun

Alternative spelling of Husayn.

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The grandson of Muhammad and son of Fatima and Ali, revered by Shiites as the third imam.
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King of Jordan (1953–1999) who established a constitutional hereditary monarchy and espoused a moderate, generally pro-Western policy in the Middle East. He lost western Jordan to Israel in the Six-Day War (1967) but was later instrumental in negotiating the Israel-Jordan Treaty of Peace (1994).
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