Mohammed

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Mohammed II

noun
("the Conqueror") 1430–81, sultan of Turkey 1451–81: conqueror of Constantinople 1453.
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Mohammed (məʊˈhæmɪd)
 
n
same as Muhammad

Mohammed II
 
n
?1430--81, Ottoman sultan of Turkey (1451--81). He captured Constantinople (1453) and conquered large areas of the Balkans

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Mohammed
former common English transliteration of Muhammad.
"The worst of letting the learned gentry bully us out of our traditional Mahometan & Mahomet ... is this: no sooner have we tried to be good & learnt to say, or at least write, Mohammed than they are fired with zeal to get us a step or two further on the path of truth, which at present seems likely to end in Muhammad with a dot under the h ...." [H.W. Fowler, "A Dictionary of Modern English Usage," 1926]
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Mohammed definition


See Muhammad.

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