Meaning of Caliph

English: Caliph
Bangla: খলিফা
Hindi: खलीफा
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a spiritual leader of Islam, claiming succession from Muhammad.

Definition: 2

any of the former Muslim rulers of Baghdad (until 1258) and of the Ottoman Empire (from 1571 until 1924).

Definition: 3

(Islam) the title of the successors of Mohammed as rulers of the Islamic world, later assumed by the Sultans of Turkey