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Sheedi
The Siddi
Siddi
(pronounced [sɪd̪d̪iː]), also known as Siddhi, Sheedi, or Habshi, are an ethnic group inhabiting India
India
and Pakistan. Members are descended from the Bantu peoples
Bantu peoples
of the African Great Lakes region
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Siddi (other)
Siddi
Siddi
may refer to:Sidi, an Arabic honorific Siddi, an ethnic group of Pakistan and India of African descent. Siddis of Karnataka Siddhi, a Hindu spiritual term Siddi, Sardinia, the Italian comune Siddi, Nepal, village in Nepal Antonio Siddi, Italian sprinterDisambiguation page providing links to articles with similar titles This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Siddi. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the inten
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Muhammad Bin Qasim
‘Imād ad-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Qāsim ath-Thaqafī (Arabic: عماد الدين محمد بن القاسم الثقفي‎; c. 695 – 715[citation needed]) was an Umayyad
Umayyad
general who conquered the Sindh and Multan
Multan
regions along the Indus River
Indus River
(now a part of Pakistan) for the Umayyad
Umayyad
Caliphate. He was born and raised in the city of Ta'if
Ta'if
(in modern-day Saudi Arabia)
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Hindu
Hindus
Hindus
(Hindustani: [ˈɦɪndu] (listen)) are persons who regard themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.[1][2] Historically, the term has also been used as a geographical, cultural, and later religious identifier for people living in the Indian subcontinent.[3][4] The historical meaning of the term Hindu has evolved with time. Starting with the Persian and Greek references to the land of the
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Ethiopian Empire
The Ethiopian Empire
Empire
(Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ንጉሠ ነገሥት መንግሥተ, Mängəstä Ityop'p'ya), also known as Abyssinia (derived from the Arabic al-Habash),[10] was a kingdom that spanned a geographical area in the current state of Ethiopia
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Zanj
Zanj (Arabic: زنج‎, meaning "Land of the Blacks"[1][2][3]) was a name used by medieval Muslim geographers to refer to both a certain portion of Southeast Africa
Southeast Africa
(primarily the Swahili Coast), and to the area's Bantu inhabitants.[4] This word is also the origin of the place-names Zanzibar
Zanzibar
("coast of the black people") and the Sea of Zanj. Zengī (زنگی) is of unknown derivation. However, the appellation in Persian is roughly equivalent with "negro". It is recorded in Arabic as zanjī (زنجي), and in Turkish as zencî.[5] The latinization Zingium is an archaic name for the band of East Africa coast in modern-day Kenya
Kenya
and Tanzania
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Transcription Into Chinese Characters
Transcription into Chinese is the use of traditional or simplified characters to transcribe phonetically the sound of terms and names foreign to the Chinese language. Transcription is distinct from translation into Chinese whereby the meaning of a foreign word is communicated in Chinese. Since, in both mainland China and Taiwan, Hanyu Pinyin
Hanyu Pinyin
is now used to transcribe Chinese into a modified Latin alphabet and since English classes are now standard in most secondary schools, it is increasingly common to see foreign names and terms left in their original form in Chinese texts
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Indo-Islamic Architecture
Indo- Islamic architecture
Islamic architecture
is the architecture of the Indian subcontinent produced for Islamic patrons and purposes. Despite an earlier Muslim presence in Sindh
Sindh
in modern Pakistan, its main history begins when Muhammad of Ghor
Muhammad of Ghor
made Delhi
Delhi
a Muslim capital in 1193. Both the Delhi
Delhi
Sultans and the Mughal dynasty
Mughal dynasty
that succeeded them came from Central Asia
Central Asia
via Afghanistan, and were used to a Central Asian style of Islamic architecture
Islamic architecture
that largely derived from Iran.[1] The types and forms of large buildings required by Muslim elites, with mosques and tombs much the most common, were very different from those previously built in India
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Sidi Saiyyed Mosque
The Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, popularly known as Sidi Saiyyid ni Jali locally, built in 1572 AD, is one of the most famous mosques of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. As attested by the marble tablet fixed on the wall of the mosque, it was built by Sidi Saiyyid in the retinue of Bilal Jhajar Khan, general in the army of the last Sultan
Sultan
Shams-ud-Din Muzaffar Shah III
Muzaffar Shah III
of the Gujarat
Gujarat
Sultanate.[1] The mosque was built in the last year of the existence of Sultanate of Gujarat.[1] The mosque is entirely arcuated and is famous for beautifully carved ten stone latticework windows (jalis) on the side and rear arches. The rear wall is filled with square stone pierced panels in geometrical designs. The two bays flanking the central aisle have reticulated stone slabs carved in designs of intertwined trees and foliage and a palm motif
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Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
(/ˈɑːmɪdəbɑːd/ ( listen)), also known as Amdavad[7] is the largest city and former capital of Gujarat, which is a state in India. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district
Ahmedabad district
and the seat of the Gujarat
Gujarat
High Court. Ahmedabad's population of 5,633,927 (as per 2011 population census) makes it the fifth most populous city in India,[3] and the encompassing urban agglomeration population estimated at 7,650,000 is the seventh most populous in India.[8][9] Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
is located on the banks of the Sabarmati
Sabarmati
River, 30 km (19 mi) from the state capital Gandhinagar, which is its twin city.[10] Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
has emerged as an important economic and industrial hub in India
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Ahmed Shah Of Gujarat
Ahmad Shah I, born Ahmad Khan, was a ruler of the Muzaffarid dynasty, who reigned over the Gujarat Sultanate
Gujarat Sultanate
from 1411 until his death in 1442.Contents1 Early life 2 Reign2.1 Consolidation of Sulatanate 2.2 Idar and Ahmadnagar 2.3 Mahim
Mahim
and Baglan3 Death 4 Image 5 Notes 6 References6.1 BibliographyEarly life[edit] Ahmad Shah was a Rajput Muslim born to Muhammad Shah I aka Tatar Khan who was a son of Muzaffar Shah I. Muhammad Shah I was probably killed by his uncle Shams Khan in favour of his grandfather Muzaffar Shah when he imprisoned him.[1] According to Mirat-i-Ahmadi, he abdicated the throne in favour of his grandson Ahmad Shah in 1410 due to his failing health. He died five months and 13 days later
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Bharuch
Bharuch
Bharuch
(Gujarati: ભરૂચ, Bharūca,  listen (help·info)), formerly known as Broach,[a] is a city at the mouth of the river Narmada
Narmada
in Gujarat
Gujarat
in western India. Bharuch
Bharuch
is the administrative headquarters of Bharuch District
Bharuch District
and is a municipality of about 370,000 inhabitants. Being one of the biggest industrial areas including Ankleshwar GIDC, it is at times referred as the chemical capital of India. The city of Bharuch
Bharuch
and its surroundings have been settled since times of antiquity. It was a ship building centre and sea port in the pre-compass coastal trading routes to points West, perhaps as far back as the days of the Pharaohs. The route made use of the regular and predictable monsoon winds or galleys
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Indian Subcontinent
The Indian subcontinent, is a southern region and peninsula of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate
Indian Plate
and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
from the Himalayas
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SI (other)
Si, SI or si may refer to:Contents1 Arts and media1.1 Music 1.2 Publications2 Organisations2.1 Education 2.2 Government 2.3 Computing 2.4 Politics3 Places 4 Science and technology4.1 Biology and medicine 4.2 Computing and Internet 4.3 Vehicles5 Titles and ranks 6 Other uses 7 See alsoArts and media[edit]Si (film), original title of the 2010 South Korean film Poetry Si, a self-replicating artifact in the computer game Ancient Domains of MysteryMusic[edit]Si (musical note), the seventh note in the traditional fixed do solfège Sì (operetta), an operetta by the Italian composer Pietro Mascagni "Sì" (song), the name of the Italian entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 "Sì", a 1985 song released by Italian actress Carmen Russo Sí (album), a Spanish album by Mexican singer and songwriter Julieta Venegas Sí, Spanish album by
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Muslim
Muslims
Muslims
are people who follow or practice Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims
Muslims
consider the Quran, their holy book, to be the verbatim word of God
God
as revealed to the Islamic prophet and messenger Muhammad
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Murud-Janjira
Murud-Janjira
Murud-Janjira
( pron. (help·info)) is the local name for a fort situated on an island just off the coastal village of Murud, in the Raigad district
Raigad district
of Maharashtra, India.[1]Contents1 Origins of the name 2 Major features 3 History 4 See also 5 Sources 6 ReferencesOrigins of the name[edit]Janjira from outsideThe word Janjira is not native to India, and may have originated after the Arabic word Jazeera, which means an island. Murud was once known in Marathi as Habsan ("of Habshi" or Abyssinian). The name of the fort is a concatenation of the Konkani and Arabic words for Island, "morod" and "jazeera"
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