Allah

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noun Al·lah \ˈä-lə, ˈa-lə, ˈä-ˌlä, ä-ˈlä\

Origin and Etymology of allah

Arabic allāh


First Known Use: 1584


ALLAH Defined for English Language Learners

Allah

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noun Al·lah \ˈä-lə, ˈa-lə, ˈä-ˌlä, ä-ˈlä\

Definition of Allah for English Language Learners

  • —used as the name of God in Islam



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