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Meaning of Fatimid

Fat•i•mid

Pronunciation: (fat'u-mid), [key]
— n.
  1. any caliph of the North African dynasty, 909–1171, claiming descent from Fatima and Ali.
  2. any descendant of Fatima and Ali.
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