harun ar-rashid

Harun al-Rashid

[hah-roon ahl-rah-sheed; Arabic hah-roon ahr-rah-sheed]
a.d. 764?–809, caliph of Baghdad 786–809: one of the greatest Abbasids, he was made almost a legendary hero in the Arabian Nights.
Also, Haroun-al-Raschid, Harun ar-Rashid [hah-roon ahr-rah-sheed; Arabic hah-roon ahr-rah-sheed] .
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Harun al-Rashid (hæˈruːn ˈælræˈʃiːd)
?763--809 ad, Abbasid caliph of Islam (786--809), whose court at Baghdad was idealized in the Arabian Nights

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