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ghazi

[gah-zee] /ˈgɑ zi/
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
1745-1755
1745-55; < Arabic ghāzī
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ghazi

/ˈɡɑːzɪ/
noun (pl) -zis
1.
a Muslim fighter against infidels
2.
(often capital) a Turkish warrior of high rank
Word Origin
C18: from Arabic, from ghazā he made war
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Word Origin and History for ghazi
n.

Muslim warrior fighting the infidels, 1735, from Arabic ghazi, properly participle of ghaza (stem gh-z-w) "he made war."

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