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Noun: calif  key-lif
  1. The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    "many radical Muslims believe a calif will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world";
    - caliph, kaliph, kalif, khalif, khalifah
Noun: Calif.
  1. A state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    - California, Golden State, CA

Derived forms: califs

Type of: American state, Moslem, Muslim, ruler, swayer

Part of: America, Southwest, southwestern United States, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: Calif