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Abdullah

/æbˈdʌlə/
noun
1.
1882–1951, emir of Transjordan (1921–46) and first king of Jordan (1946–51). He joined the Arab revolt against Turkish rule in World War I; assassinated 1951
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  • abdullah was only too happy, and forthwith appeared outside, dressed in the very height of Arab fashion, and as gay as could be.

  • "I expect they will be here soon, at least some of them," said abdullah, the interpreter.

  • She could not stand the poky little lodgings, and she missed her servant abdullah more than words could tell.

    Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling
  • abdullah is the color of night, and no one ever sees him approach or go away.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • abdullah himself kept his house, and thus doubtfully concealed his vexation and alarm from his subjects.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill

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