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Sal·a·din

 (săl′ə-dĭn) Full name Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub. 1137?-1193.
Sultan of Egypt and Syria who captured (1187) Jerusalem and defended it during the Third Crusade (1189-1192).

Saladin

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(Biography) Arabic name Salah-ed-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub. ?1137–93, sultan of Egypt and Syria and opponent of the Crusaders. He defeated the Christians near Tiberias (1187) and captured Acre, Jerusalem, and Ashkelon. He fought against Richard I of England and Philip II of France during the Third Crusade (1189–92)

Sal•a•din

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n.
(Salāh-ed-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb) 1137–93, sultan of Egypt and Syria 1175–93.
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Noun1.Saladin - sultan of Syria and EgyptSaladin - sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193)
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