Other forms: Alis

Definitions of Ali
  1. noun
    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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    calif, caliph, kalif, kaliph, khalif, khalifah
    the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
  2. noun
    United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
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