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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.
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[al-muh-heyd, -had] /ˈæl məˌheɪd, -ˌhæd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Arabic al-muwaḥḥid literally, the one who professes the unity of God
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Almohade

/ˈælməˌheɪd; -ˌheɪdiː/
noun (pl) -hades, -hads
1.
a member of a group of puritanical Muslims, originally Berbers, who arose in S Morocco in the 12th century as a reaction against the corrupt Almoravides and who ruled Spain and all Maghrib from about 1147 to after 1213
Word Origin
from Arabic al-muwahhid
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