Definitions

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  • proper noun historical The 32nd sultan of the Ottoman Empire: Sultan Abdülâziz.
  • proper noun One of the 99 names for Allah.
  • proper noun A male given name An Islamic male given name.

Etymologies

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From the Ottoman Turkish عبد العزيز (‘Abdü’l-‘Azīz).

Examples

  • "Just as humiliating for the Royal family will be the revelations that Prince Saud bin Abdulaziz bin Nasir al Saud, who is King Abdullah's grandson, is homosexual," wrote Sholto Byrnes in the British newsweekly The New Statesman.

    Saudi Prince Allegedly Killed Servant After Gay Sex Attack At London Hotel

  • "Just as humiliating for the Royal family will be the revelations that Prince Saud bin Abdulaziz bin Nasir al Saud, who is King Abdullah's grandson, is homosexual," wrote Sholto Byrnes in the British newsweekly The New Statesman.

    Saudi Prince Allegedly Killed Servant After Gay Sex Attack At London Hotel

  • King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz set the cornerstone for the Cultural Center which will house a museum, library, theater, cinema and more.

    Boing Boing

  • Mustafah Abdulaziz for The Wall Street Journal Mr. Davidson on a climbing wall at his office gym in Parsippany, N.J. Gear & Cost Mr. Davidson estimates that a 10-day climbing trip in the U.S. costs $5,000, including equipment, airfare and a guide fee.

    Climb Every Mountain (But Train Hard First)

  • Mustafah Abdulaziz for The Wall Street Journal Rick Davidson tries to get his body perpendicular to the floor.

    Climb Every Mountain (But Train Hard First)

  • Mustafah Abdulaziz for The Wall Street JournaL Dunbar housing, located between 149th Street and 150th Street off 7th and 8th avenues in Manhattan.

    Pinnacle May Lose Harlem Site

  • Prince Muqrin, meanwhile, holds particular influence in Saudi Arabia as one of the youngest surviving sons of King Abdulaziz, the founder of the modern, Sunni Muslim-led Saudi kingdom.

    Iran, Saudi Officials Hold Rare Talks

  • "King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz mourns the death of his brother and his Crown Prince Sultan who died at dawn this morning Saturday outside the kingdom following an illness," the royal court said in a statement released a few hours later in Riyadh.

    Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Dies

  • In the talks, Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, who is the Saudi interior minister, and intelligence director Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz discussed "issues of common concern" with Iran intelligence chief Heidar Moslehi, according to a Saudi Press Agency account published Tuesday.

    Iran, Saudi Officials Hold Rare Talks

  • To date only one Saudi national has made it into space, Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud.

    Global Voices in English » Arab World: What are Arabs waiting for?

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