Definition of Almohad in English:

Almohad

Syllabification: Al·mo·had
Pronunciation: /ˈalməˌhad
 
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(also Almohade /-ˌhād, -ˌhad/)

noun (plural Almohads)

  • A member of a Berber Muslim movement and dynasty that conquered the Spanish and North African empire of the Almoravids in the 12th century.
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    • Lastly, Brett has put forward the possibility that the arrival of the Almoravids and Almohads created new markets for, and new channels of access to, black slaves in al-Andalus and North Africa, replacing the demand for whites.
    • In North Africa, the new Almohades dynasty was in the ascendant and took away most of Tunisia in the 1150s.
    • Early in the twelfth century the Almohads, another clan, overthrew the Almoravid dynasty and assumed rule.

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