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  • n. son of


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From Arabic ابن


  • Some argue that by this term ibn - ` Arabī meant to imply that nothing truly exists except the One.

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  • As someone enraptured with history, and visiting around the time of the eightieth anniversary of the end of the First World War, I went to offer my respects at the tomb of Hussein ibn Ali — the Grand Sharif of Mecca, the father of Emir Abdullah, and the great-grandfather of King Hussein.

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  • In the City of Peace lived an elderly merchant of the name ibn-Qarin, rich in all things but lacking a generous heart and a love of man.

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  • Of his full name Abdul Aziz bin Abdur Rahman Al Saud, he was commonly referred to as ibn Saud. - Articles related to Saudi Reforms Five Years On: Looser Rein, Slight Gain

  • The Saudi monarchy doesn't pass from father to son but rather along a line of brothers born to the former King Abdulaziz Al Saud, also known as ibn Saud, who founded the modern kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1934.‬‬

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  • There was a story, too, told by one Abu-Kaka ibn Ja'is, of the caravan that set forth in 1483 to cross the desert, and being overwhelmed by a sandstorm, lost their way.

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  • The webcasts are intended to reach fans and students who may have missed the company's one-night-only performance ibn November.

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  • The Holy Prophet (saws) is available by Hazrat Uthman ibn Affan (raa) to have endorsed aloes to be placed upon bruise eyes to cover them.

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  • An introduction to military affairs might begin with classic works—Sun Tzu's "The Art of War," Thucydides' "History of the Peloponnesian War," and Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Shaybani's "The Islamic Law of Nations."

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  • Literally, aamam means “paternal uncles”: the tribe—called banu, the plural of ibn, which means “son”—is a very extended family that serves as the guarantor of lineage and honor.

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