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  • n. Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)

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Examples

  • Cassius Clay, aka Mohammed Ali, and pugilistic Fall vocalist Mark E Smith, both of whom aren't averse to a punch up.

    FallNet - the creeping nobodies

  • Parenthetically, it may here be remarked that fifty per cent of the male population of Egypt are called Mohammed Ali; the remaining fifty per cent, unambitious souls, are content with calling themselves Mohammed or Ali.

    The Lonely Sea

  • Pyramid in nineteen minutes by a young Bedouin called Mohammed Ali who very seriously informed me that the only Roumi who had ever reached the top was an "American gentlemens" called Mark Twain, on his first visit to Egypt.

    The Spell of Egypt

  • To paraphrase Mohammed Ali before the Foreman fight, they’re going to get it on because they don’t get along.

    Will the Mandelson gamble pay off for Brown?

  • The hacker, using the name "Mohammed Ali," claimed the senator had become stranded in Malaysia while attending a youth-oriented conference and asked "friends" to send her $2,500, the release said.

    guampdn.com - Local News

  • At the newsstand, owner Mohammed Ali says Egyptian newspapers are responding to the changes.

    Egypt's Revolution Brings Changes for Journalists, Audience

  • "This is the day of victory, this is the day of liberation, finally the son of the tyrant has been captured," said Mohammed Ali, an engineer, as he celebrated on Tripoli's Martyrs' Square, formerly called Green Square when it was the site often used by Gadhafi for fiery speeches.

    Saif Al Islam Gaddafi Reportedly Captured

  • He said 'No' to the Americans and fought the Americans, and he is brave, said Mohammed Ali, among the crowds who turned out to greet al-Sadr in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, south of Baghdad.

    Anti-U.S. Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr Returns To Iraq

  • The Mohammed Ali is built of brown and white alabaster and holds 5,000 people for Friday prayers.

    Scott S. Smith: Egypt the Eternal

  • Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press LITTLE BOY IN LINE: Mohammed Ali, 5, stood next to his mother as they waited for rice rations at the Beri Iman shrine in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday.

    Photos of the Day: Jan. 28

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