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Saladin

Syllabification: Sal·a·din
Pronunciation: /ˈsalədn, ˈsaləˌdin
 
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Definition of Saladin in English:

( 1137–93), sultan of Egypt and Syria 1174–93; Arabic name Salah-ad-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub. He reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187, but he was defeated by Richard the Lionheart at Arsuf in 1191.

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