Crossword clues for calif
- Part of U.S.C.: Abbr.
- Rialto setting: Abbr.
- 10-Down neighbor: Abbr.
- A successor of Muhammad
- The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state
- Where five baseball teams play: Abbr.
- Neighbor of Nev.
- Muslim leader: Var.
- Islamic leader from the Golden St.?
- State of Muslim V.I.P.?
- Muslim leader
- L.A. locale
- Western state: Abbr.
- State: Abbr.
- Nev. neighbor
- Rte. 5 runs through it
- Where L.A. is
- Home to 33 mil.
- Ariz. neighbor
- Where Paradise is: Abbr.
- U.S. 101 locale: Abbr.
- Mojave Desert state: Abbr.
- It's about 10 mi. from 53-Down
- Where the San Andreas Fault is: Abbr.
- Where L.A. and S.F. are
- Home of 67-Across: Abbr.
- Sacramento's state: Abbr.
- Its flag features a grizzly bear: Abbr.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Caliph \Ca"liph\ (k[=a]"l[i^]f), n. [OE. caliphe, califfe, F. calife (cf. Sp. califa), fr. Ar. khal[=i]fan successor, fr. khalafa to succed (i. e. a successor of Mohammed).] Successor or vicar; the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state; -- a title of the successors of Mohammed both as temporal and spiritual rulers, used formerly by the sultans of Turkey. [Written also calif, kaliph, kalif, khalif.]
n. (alternative spelling of caliph English)
Calif may refer to:
- Abbreviation of California
- Calif, a subsidiary company of French bank Société Générale
Usage examples of "calif".
Young Calif had a great deal to live up to, Madia thought, recalling some of the men she had dallied with, the finest knights in all of Ariman.
Worry about that later, she thought a little desperately, taking Califs hand and leading the way along the docks.
That was to be our climax, and for the present we concentrated on the mediaeval Saracenic glories of the Califs whose magnificent tomb-mosques form a glittering faery necropolis on the edge of the Arabian Desert.
She pointed to three large Styrofoam cartons marked AMERICAN SPORT DIVERS, LAKE ELSINORE, CALIF.