Ali Baba

noun
Ali Ba·​ba | \ ˌa-lē-ˈbä-bə How to pronounce Ali Baba (audio) , ˌä-lē- How to pronounce Ali Baba (audio) \

Definition of Ali Baba

: a woodcutter in the Arabian Nights' Entertainments who enters the cave of the Forty Thieves by using the password Sesame

First Known Use of Ali Baba

1712, in the meaning defined above

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“Ali Baba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ali%20Baba. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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