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Meaning of

Hus•sein

Pronunciation: (hoo-sān'), [key]
— n.
  1. (al-Husayn), a.d. 629?–680, Arabian caliph, the son of Ali and Fatima and the brother of Hasan.
  2. (at-Takriti), born 1937, Iraqi political leader: president since 1979.
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