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 (kā′lĭf, kăl′ĭf)
Variant of caliph.
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(ˈkeɪlɪf; ˈkæl-)
(Islam) a variant spelling of caliph
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(ˈkeɪ lɪf, ˈkæl ɪf)



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Noun1.calif - the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth; "many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world"
Moslem, Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
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