Muhammad Ali(redirected from Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.)
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Turkish soldier and viceroy of Egypt (1805-1848) who wrested control of Egypt from the weakening Ottoman Empire (1811) and established a modern state, over which his family ruled until 1952.
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Muhammad Ali(ˈɑːlɪ; ɑːˈliː; ˈælɪ) ,
(Biography) original name Cassius (Marcellus) Clay. born 1942, US boxer, who was world heavyweight champion three times (1964–67; 1974–78; 1978)
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|Noun||1.||Muhammad Ali - Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)|
|2.||Muhammad Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)|
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