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  • n. Formerly, a member of an Arab princely family descended from Mohammed through his son-in-law Ali and daughter Fatima, the "Grand Shereef" being the governor of Mecca.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A member of an Arab princely family descended from Mohammed through his son-in-law Ali and daughter Fatima. The Grand Shereef is the governor of Mecca.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sherif.

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