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"caliph" in British English

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caliphnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkeɪ.lɪf/ us /ˈkeɪ.lɪf/

(Definition of “caliph” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"caliph" in American English

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caliphnoun [ C ]

/ˈkeɪ·ləf, ˈkæl-/

world history a political and religious leader of Islam in the period following the death of Muhammad

(Definition of “caliph” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)