Almohad


Almohad
/al"meuh had'/, n.
a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa during the 12th and 13th centuries.
Also, Almohade /al"meuh hayd', -had'/.
[ < Ar al-muwahhid lit., the one who professes the unity of God]

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