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A·li

 (ä-lē′) Full name Ali ibn Abi Talib. 600?-661.
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.

Ali

(ˈɑːliː)
n
1. (Biography) ?600–661 ad, fourth caliph of Islam (656–61 ad), considered the first caliph by the Shiites: cousin and son-in-law of Mohammed
2. (Biography) See Mehemet Ali
3. (Biography) See Muhammad Ali

A•li

(ˈɑ li, ɑˈli for 1–4; ɑˈli for 5 )

n.
1. (‘Alī ibn-abu-Talib), a.d. c600-61, fourth caliph of Islam 656-661 (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad): considered the first caliph by Shi‘ites.
2. Muhammad (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.), born 1942, U.S. boxer.
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Noun1.Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
2.Ali - the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects
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beaucoup moins que] Cela est interdit par la religion aussi [beaucoup plus grand que], en se referant aux de l'Imam Ali Ben Abi Taleb.
Earlier in the day, Hariri visited the eastern town of Saadnayel where he joined Friday prayers at the Imam Ali Ben Abi Taleb mosque.
NNA - Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri visited today the town of Saadnayel in Central Bekaa and performed the Friday prayer at the Imam Ali Ben Abi Taleb mosque, where a large crowd of citizens and worshipers greeted him and spread rice and roses on his convoy.