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Meaning of Harun al-Rashid

Ha•run al-Ra•shid

Pronunciation: (hä-rn' äl-rä-shēd' Arab. hä-rn' är&secrä-shēd'), [key]
  1. a.d. 764?–809, caliph of Baghdad 786–809: one of the greatest Abbasids, he was made almost a legendary hero in the Arabian Nights.
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