Ali Baba


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A·li Ba·ba

 (ä′lē bä′bə, ăl′ē)
n.
A poor woodcutter in the Arabian Nights who gains entrance to the treasure cave of the 40 thieves by saying the magic words "Open, Sesame!"

Ali Baba

(ˈælɪ ˈbɑːbə)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (in The Arabian Nights' Entertainments) a poor woodcutter who discovers that the magic words "open sesame" will open the doors of the cave containing the treasure of the Forty Thieves

A•li Ba•ba

(ˈɑ li ˈbɑ bɑ, ˈæl i ˈbæb ə)
n.
the poor woodcutter, hero of a tale in The Arabian Nights' Entertainments, who uses the magic words “Open sesame” to open the door to the cave in which the Forty Thieves have hidden their treasure.
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Noun1.Ali Baba - the fictional woodcutter who discovered that `open sesame' opened a cave in the Arabian Nights' EntertainmentAli Baba - the fictional woodcutter who discovered that `open sesame' opened a cave in the Arabian Nights' Entertainment
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He then endeavored to re-enter the marvellous grottos, but they had suddenly receded, and now the path became a labyrinth, and then the entrance vanished, and in vain did he tax his memory for the magic and mysterious word which opened the splendid caverns of Ali Baba to the Arabian fisherman.
KARACHI -- Intellectuals and writers paid homage to Ali Baba, a leading fiction writer, at a programme held here on Wednesday.
In the music video directed by Clarence Peters, Waje plays a pimp, Banky W is a truck pusher, Ali Baba acts a gambling area tout, Kelechi Amadi-Obi enacts the role of a drug addict, Chidinma seemed to be indebted to the wrong crowd, while Joke Silva and Ini Edo are a poor mother-daughter pair.
The experienced police officers, including IGP National Highways and Motorway Police Syed Kaleem Imam, DIG Muhammad Ali Baba Kehl delivered lectures to the participants.
George Barbour said he issued orders to keep Monson out of Forty Thieves and Ali Baba clubs after rumors of his use of narcotics.
The eateries included: Ali Baba Sweets, Ashiq Sweets, Huzaifa Sweets.
These stories include the Ali Baba, Sinbad, and Aladdin fables.
It is the largest regular outdoor market in Northern Ireland offering fabulous food and a superb range of quality crafts such as handmade jewellery, wood crafts, hand stitched cushions, handbags, candles and soaps ALI BABA AND THE NAUGHTY THIEVES Date: 4th - 9th December Time: Various (see website) Venue: Riverside Theatre Ali Baba's in a fix.
PML-N is proverbial Ali Baba 40 dacoits and now they are escaping from NAB references and they want to pressurize supreme court through street shows.
I was in a boat named Ali Baba along with two Indian friends.
The requirement is (4) four Carnival Rides: Ali Baba or equivalent, Rip Cord/Bungee Trampoline, Swings or equivalent, Giant Fun Slide or equivalent And a minimum of (3) three carnival food trailers ( such as cotton candy, fried oreos, fried Dough) etc.
And then on Wednesday and Thursday, December 23 and 24, there's a live performance of Arabian Nights by Story Pocket Theatre, featuring Sheherazade, Ali Baba, Aladdin, Genie and others.