Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as maulvi.

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Examples

  • Baba Ram Dev, a popular folk deity of Rajput lineage in west Rajasthan is worshiped by both Hindus and Muslims who call him a pir, with a pundit and maulavi in attendance at the shrine in Ramdevra in Jodhpur.

    The Jodhaa Akbar controversy distorts the glorious legacy of Rajput-Mughal syncretic culture,

  • A senior maulavi at the hard line Deoband Islamic academy, UP, whom I interviewed did not hesitate to declare that the Sufi philosophy of Moinuddin Chisti who is worshipped at Ajmer Dargah was not Muslim enough and did not meet the test of pure Islam.

    The Jodhaa Akbar controversy distorts the glorious legacy of Rajput-Mughal syncretic culture,

  • In January, U.S. special forces and Afghan commandos arrested two more top Taliban officials in Wardak, Ahmad Jan, the Taliban military commander, and Ali Marjan, his religious adviser, both of whom are maulavi, Sunni religious scholars.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • In January, U.S. special forces and Afghan commandos arrested two more top Taliban officials in Wardak, Ahmad Jan, the Taliban military commander, and Ali Marjan, his religious adviser, both of whom are maulavi, Sunni religious scholars.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • From minarets and mosques, from mullahs and maulavi - there arises the constant reminder, almost a Faulkenerian vigil, that the past is not even the past.

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  • From minarets and mosques, from mullahs and maulavi - there arises the constant reminder, almost a Faulkenerian vigil, that the past is not even the past.

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