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Aladdin

[uh-lad-n] /əˈlæd n/
noun
1.
(in The Arabian Nights' Entertainments) the son of a poor widow in China. He becomes the possessor of a magic lamp and ring with which he can command a jinn to do his bidding.
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Aladdin

/əˈlædɪn/
noun
1.
(in The Arabian Nights' Entertainments) a poor youth who obtains a magic lamp and ring, with which he summons genies who grant his wishes
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Word Origin and History for Aladdin

name of a hero in stories from the Arabian Nights, from Arabic Ala' al Din, literally "nobility of faith."

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