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Almoravid

Definition of the noun almoravid

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noun

  1. a member of a Muslim dynasty of Berber warriors that flourished from 1049 to 1145 and that established political dominance over northwestern Africa and Spain
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: Berber = a member of an indigenous people of northern Africa

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Google previewThe Almoravids and the Meanings of Jihad (2010)

by Ronald A. Messier

Almoravid is an Anglicized version of al- Murabitun.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islam (2009)

by Juan Eduardo Campo

See also almoravid dynasty; maliki legal school. Stephen Cory Further reading: Richard Fletcher, ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought (2013)

by Gerhard Böwering, Patricia Crone

The Almoravid movement began among Judala and Lamtuna nomads in Southern Morocco and the Sahara who were involved in the salt, gold, and slave trade with WestAfrica. According to the accepted story, after performing the pilgrimage, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Algeria (2006)

by Phillip C. Naylor

The Berber Almoravid and Almohad empires also encompassed Algerian territory leaving lasting impressions. Algeria became ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Art (2003)

by Jane Turner

Vakataka Vijayanagara Western Ganga Wodeyar Yadava Islamic Abbasid 'Adil Shal-n Afsharid Aghlabid 'Alawl Almohad Almoravid Aqqoyunlu Artuqid Ayyubid Bahrnani Barid Shahl Bawandid Barakzay Beylik Buyid Danishmendid Durranl ...

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler

own suite The Almoravid, at Carnegie Hall, '74. CDs: 32; BN; Den.; Cand.; Muse; w. W. Shorter; J. Henderson; B. Hutcherson; F. Hubbard; Andrew Hill (BN); C. Mingus (Col.; Atl.); Corea; Zawinul; ...

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Small photo of MARRAKECH, MOROCCO, MAY 10, 2013 : The Ben Youssef Madrasa was an Islamic college in Marrakesh, Morocco, named after the Almoravid sultan Ali ibn Yusuf (reigned 1106 to ??1142)Small photo of MARRAKECH, MOROCCO, MAY 10, 2013 : The Ben Youssef Madrasa was an Islamic college in Marrakesh, Morocco, named after the Almoravid sultan Ali ibn Yusuf (reigned 1106 to ??1142)Small photo of Almoravid Koubba - famous landmark in Marrakesh, Morocco, AfricaSmall photo of Marrakesh / Marrakesh landmark / picture showing the famous Almoravid Koubba in MarrakeshSmall photo of Marrakesh / Marrakesh landmark / picture showing the famous Almoravid Koubba in MarrakeshSmall photo of MARRAKESH, MOROCCO - JANUARY 3, 2017: The Ben Youssef Madrasa was an Islamic college, named after the Almoravid sultan Ali ibn Yusuf, who expanded the city and its influence considerably.Small photo of MARRAKESH, MOROCCO - JANUARY 3, 2017: A student room in the Ben Youssef Madrasa. It was an Islamic college, named after the Almoravid sultan Ali ibn Yusuf. More...

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Scrabble value of A1L1M3O1R1A1V4I1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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