Definition of Mahdi. Meaning of Mahdi. Synonyms of Mahdi

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Definition of Mahdi

Mahdi
Mahdi Mah"di, n. [Ar., guide, leader.] Among Mohammedans, the last imam or leader of the faithful. The Sunni, the largest sect of the Mohammedans, believe that he is yet to appear. Note: The title has been taken by several persons in countries where Mohammedanism prevails, -- notably by Mohammad Ahmed, who overran the Egyptian Sudan, and in 1885 captured Khartum, his soldiers killing General Gordon, an Englishman, who was then the Egyptian governor of the region.

Meaning of Mahdi from wikipedia

- The Mahdi (Arabic: مهدي‎, ISO 233: mahdī, literally "guided one") is an eschatological redeemer of Islam who will appear and rule for five, seven, nine...
- al-Mahdī (Arabic: مُـحَـمَّـد ابْـن ٱلْـحَـسَـن ٱلْـمَـهْـدِي‎), also known as Imām Zamān (Persian: امام زمان‬‎), is believed by Muslims to be the Mahdī...
- The Mahdi is a 1981 thriller novel by Philip Nicholson, writing as A. J. Quinnell. The book was published in 1981 by Macmillan in the UK then in January...
- Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki (Arabic: عادل عبد المهدي المنتفكي‎) is an Iraqi Shi'a politician who is the Prime Minister of Iraq, an economist and was...
- Mahdi Army (JAM; جيش المهدي Jaish al-Mahdī) that was created by the Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in June 2003 and disbanded in 2008. The Mahdi Army...
- In Muslim eschatology, the Mahdi is a Messianic figure who, it is believed, will appear on Earth before the Day of Judgment, and will rid the world of...
- عبد الله المنصور‎; 744 or 745 – 785), better known by his regnal name al-Mahdi (المهدي, "He who is guided by God"), was the third Abbasid Caliph who reigned...
- mystical interpretation of Islam. On 29 June 1881, he was proclaimed the Mahdi by his disciples, the messianic redeemer of the Islamic faith. His proclamation...
- The Mahdist War (Arabic: الثورة المهدية‎ ath-Thawra al-Mahdī; 1881–99) was a British colonial war of the late 19th century which was fought between the...
- Sadiq al-Mahdi (Arabic: الصادق المهدي‎) (also known as Sadiq Al Siddiq; born December 25, 1935) is a Sudanese political and religious figure who was Prime...
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