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Meaning of Ali

A•li

Pronunciation: (ä'lē, ä-lē' for 1–4 ä-lē' for 5), [key]
— n.
  1. (&ain;Alī ibn-abu-Talib) (“the Lion of God”) a.d. c600–661, Arab caliph (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad).
  2. See
  3. 1909–63, Pakistani statesman and diplomat.
  4. See
  5. (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.), born 1942, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1964–67, 1974–78, 1978–79.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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