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Umayyad

[oo-mahy-ad] /uˈmaɪ æd/
noun
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Umayyad

/uːˈmaɪjæd/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Omayyad
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Umayyad

"member of a Muslim dynasty which ruled the Caliphate 661-750 C.E. and in 756 C.E. founded an emirate in Spain," 1758, from Arabic, from Umayya, proper name of an ancestor of Muhammad from whom the dynasty claimed descent.

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