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Almohad

[al-muh-had] /ˈæl məˌhæd/
noun
1.
a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa during the 12th and 13th centuries.
Also, Almohade
[al-muh-heyd, -had] /ˈæl məˌheɪd, -ˌhæd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of Almohad
< Arabic al-muwaḥḥid literally, the one who professes the unity of God
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  • And so seventeenth century Meknez has perished while the Almohad walls and towers of the tenth century still stand.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • After his death, the Almohad empire followed the downward curve to which all Oriental rule seems destined.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton

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