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- noun Any of various
Arabicor Islamic officials.
- noun A former
village headmanin Bengal, through whom the governmentdealt with the peasants.
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Rebellion against the Ottomans in Oran and Kabylia was led by Abd al-Qadir ibn al-Sharif, head (muqaddam) of the Darqawiyya Sufi order.