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Definition of Mahdi

  • 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.
  • (Islam) a messianic leader who (according to popular Muslim belief) will appear before the end of the world and restore justice and religion

How to use mahdi in a sentence. Mahdi pronunciation.

By instinct the man was a Mahdi, by heredity he was a voluptuary, that strange commingling of the religious and the evil found in so many criminals.
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There, in the desert, thou wouldst be a Mahdi.
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The army shall keep faithful until the day of the Mahdi be come.
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In another Tablet, He says: “O Mahdi!
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So the Grand Turk, Asia, and Africa have recourse to magic, and they send a demon against us, named the Mahdi, who it was thought had come down from heaven on a white charger which, like its master was bullet-proof, and the pair of them lived on the air of that part of the world.
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They were the divinities of Arabia and of the Mamelukes who wished their troopers to believe that the Mahdi had the power of preventing them from dying in battle.
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He set out to lead us into Asia, by way of the Red Sea, through a country where there were palaces for halting-places, and nothing but gold and diamonds to pay the troops with, when the Mahdi comes to an understanding with the Plague, and sends it among us to make a break in our victories.
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Since then Egypt has been occupied by Great Britain, who restored order, defeated the armies of the Mahdi, and turned Egyptian bankruptcy into prosperity.
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Lord Kitchener was the English hero of the wars with the Mahdi, and Lord Cromer the administrator who gave the Egyptian peasant a comfort unknown since the days of the Pharaohs.
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Then, too, the Mahdi uprising, seemingly suppressed, still lives and is likely to hold the Soudan if not to harass Egypt.
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The palace, an old, low, Syrian building of whitened mud, is not so ugly as Buckingham Palace; and the officers in the courtyard are more highly civilized than modern English officers: for example, they do not dig up the corpses of their dead enemies and mutilate them, as we dug up Cromwell and the Mahdi.
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From there I wanted to get over to Egypt, but the country was in a state of revolution and was occupied by the soldiers of the Mahdi.
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Examples of Mahdi

Example #1
In some far corner of his nature David felt something akin.
Example #2
David was at once conscious of a complex personality, of a man in whom two natures fought.
Example #3
Since thou must die, wilt thou not order it after thine own choice?
Example #4
It is to die for Egypt.
Example #5
I spoke before the time.
Example #6
It is the will of Allah.