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Definition of Allah

  ALLAH   noun
The Mahometan Supreme Being, as distinguished from the Christian, Jewish, and so forth.   
Allah's good laws I faithfully have kept,
  And ever for the sins of man have wept;
      And sometimes kneeling in the temple I
  Have reverently crossed my hands and slept.

Junker Barlow

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
?Šl? n. the name of God among Arabs and Muslims. [Arab. ' allah contr. of al-' ilah f. al the + ilah god]

Last updated: 9/3/2011 12:48:30