Allah

noun
Al·​lah | \ ˈä-lə How to pronounce Allah (audio) , ˈa-lə, ˈä-ˌlä, ä-ˈlä How to pronounce Allah (audio) \

Definition of Allah

: god sense 1a used in Islam

First Known Use of Allah

1584, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Allah

Arabic allāh

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The first known use of Allah was in 1584

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Allah

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English Language Learners Definition of Allah

used as the name of God in Islam

Allah

noun
Al·​lah | \ ˈä-lə How to pronounce Allah (audio) , ä-ˈlä\

Kids Definition of Allah

: God as named in Islam

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