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arabic
ʻALāʼ AD-DīN

This name derives from the Arabic “ʻAlāʼ ad-Dīn”, meaning “servant of Allah, nobility of faith, nobility of religion, nobility of the faith”. It is one of a large class of names ending with ad-Din. A classic Arabic tale about a young man named Aladdin who is recruited by a sorcerer to get a magic lamp from a cave. Aladdin is a Middle Eastern folk tale. It is one of the tales in The Book of One Thousand and One Nights ("The Arabian Nights"), and one of the best known, although it was actually added to the collection in the 18th century by Frenchman Antoine Galland.

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