ghazi

ghazi

[gah-zee]
noun, plural ghazis.
1.
a Muslim soldier, especially one fighting against non-Muslims.
2.
(initial capital letter) a title given in Turkey to a victorious sultan, general, etc.

Origin:
1745–55; < Arabic ghāzī

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ghazi (ˈɡɑːzɪ)
 
n , pl -zis
1.  a Muslim fighter against infidels
2.  (often capital) a Turkish warrior of high rank
 
[C18: from Arabic, from ghazā he made war]

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