Definition of Sharif

1. Noun. A traditional Arab tribal title given to those who serve as the protector of the tribe and all tribal assets. ¹



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Definition of Sharif

1. sherif [n -S] - See also: sherif

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sharif

shares
sharest
shareth
shareware
sharewares
sharewort
shari'a
sharia
sharia law
shariah
shariah law
shariahs
sharias
shariat
shariats
sharif (current term)
sharifian
sharifs
sharing
sharings
shark
shark-jumping
shark-liver oil
shark attack
shark bait
shark fin
shark fin soup
shark fin soups
shark fins
shark liver oil

Literary usage of Sharif

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1906)
"Khan Bahadur Yusuf sharif. ' June 20 last, at . ... Balladur Yusuf sharif was a Mohammedan gentleman of the best type. ..."

2. The Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour: (Tartarian Tales) by Thomas-Simon Gueullette, Leonard Charles Smithers (1893)
"... but I am no less impatient now to know the fate of Gul-hindi and sharif al-Din, than I have been these few days past to hear the sequel of ..."

3. The Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour: (Tartarian Tales) by Thomas-Simon Gueullette, Leonard Charles Smithers (1893)
"... but I am no less impatient now to know the fate of Gul-hindi and sharif al-Din, than I have been these few days past to hear the sequel of ..."

4. The Present State of the Empire of Morocco: Its Animals, Products, Climate by Louis de Chénier (1788)
"His father, unwilling to control his repugnance, agreed to fend him into the province of Suz to Muley sharif, ..."

5. The Making of Modern Egypt by Auckland Colvin (1906)
"CHAPTER III THE KHEDIVE AND HIS MINISTERS—THE MISSION TO KHARTUM Sketches of some of the Khedive's Ministers—sharif Pasha—Riyaz Pasha— Nubar Pasha—Character ..."

6. A License to Kill: Israeli Operations Against "Wanted" and Masked Palestinians by Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1993)
"Case 4: Nuri sharif abd al-Qader al-Aqqad Age: 16 Date of incident: July 27, 1992 Place: Khan Younis refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip Remarks: Al-Aqqad was ..."

7. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... are considered and call Pushtu or Afghan dialect, the name is evidently , Turki tribe, mentioned by sharif-ud-Din in his | while clearly distinguishing ..."

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