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Aga Khan

[ah-guh kahn] /ˈɑ gə ˈkɑn/
noun, Islam.
1.
the divinely ordained head of the Ismaʿili branch of Shiʿism.

Aga Khan III

noun
1.
1877–1957, leader of the Ismaʿili sect of Muslims in India 1885–1957.

Aga Khan IV

noun
1.
(Shah Karim al-Husainy) born 1936, leader of the Ismaʿili sect of Muslims in India since 1957 (grandson of Aga Khan III).
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Aga Khan

/ˈɑːɡə ˈkɑːn/
noun
1.
the hereditary title of the head of the Ismaili sect of Muslims

Aga Khan IV

noun
1.
Prince Karim (kəˈriːm). born 1936, spiritual leader of the Ismaili sect of Muslims from 1957
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