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  • Used before a plural noun to form a compound noun having the sense of: the greatest or largest of its kind.

Etymologies

Popularized after its use by Saddam Hussein, then president of Iraq, in reference to the Gulf War as ام المعارك ("mother of battles"). (Wiktionary)

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