What is another word for caliph?

Pronunciation: [kˈalɪf] (IPA)

A caliph is an Islamic religious leader, often considered a representative of God and the political head of an Islamic state. Synonyms for this word include khalifah, which is the Arabic term for caliph, amir al-muminin, which means commander of the faithful, and imam, which refers to a leader of prayer. Other synonyms include sultan, which is a Muslim ruler or sovereign, and sheikh, which means an elderly or venerable leader. The word caliphate also refers to the Islamic state led by a caliph. These terms are commonly used in discussions related to Islamic history, politics, and religion.

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    • Proper noun, singular
      Khalifa.

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Usage examples for Caliph

In all this we should bear in mind that the present entrance to the Pyramid is the forced one made by the treasure-seeking caliph.
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I am going for orders to the caliph Abdullahi.
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After a lapse of an hour Nur el-Tadhil returned from the caliph Abdullahi.
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