- n. A male given name. It is a common Islamic name that is favored because it indicates servitude and humility before God. According to a hadith, "The most beloved of your names to Allah, the Mighty and Magnificent, are ‘Abdullah’ and ‘Abdur-Rahman’ (servant of the Most Merciful)". The name was also a favorite of the prophet Muhammad.
- Arabic عبد الله (ʕabd-állāh, "servant of God"), from عبد (ʕabd, "servant") + الله (’Allāh, "the All-highest,” “God"). (Wiktionary)
“ABDULLAH: Well, one of the things that we will discuss with the president this evening is that after this meeting, our foreign minister goes to Cairo to be there at a summit that is going to be convened by President Mubarak and (UNINTELLIGIBLE) Abdullah with a group of our countries that will articulate the vision of Beirut; in other words, the olive branch towards Israel in practical terms.”
“ABDULLAH ABDULLAH Abdullah is a former foreign minister who has risen in the polls to about 25 percent support and could force Karzai into a run-off election.”
“We chose the name Abdullah for our child, the name of the father of the Prophet Mohammed.”
“Nonetheless, many rebels who fought to oust Kadafi have Islamic militant ties - notably Belhadj, who earned his stripes as a young fighter against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan, using the nom de guerre Abdullah al Sadiq.”
“Local intelligence officials said Awan was known by the nom de guerre Abdullah Khurasani, and was highly prized in al-Qaida circles because of his education, computer skills and foreign contacts.”
“Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah is a different kind of leader.”
“Apparently, there was indeed a Muslim on the plane, by the name of Abdullah Abdullah the 23rd, sitting in the last row.”
“In Jordan, the first lady, Queen Rania al-Abdullah, is promoting the use of social media for opening dialogue and building bridges.”
“Now King Abdullah is moving to regain control over this abundance of fatwas.”
“If there were a group of questionable donations all with the name Abdullah that were funneled through a guy in Jordan who is a Jordanian national who is under investigation for war profiteering and it were Barack Obama instead of John McCain would this be a bigger deal?”
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