Saladin Name Meaning & Origin
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Anglicized form of the Arabic name Salah-Al-Din, which means "righteousness of the faith/religion".
Pronounced: SAL-uh-din or SAL-uh-deen
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Saladin (Salah Al-Din Yusuf Ibni Ayub), 12th century General and Sultan of Egypt and Syria who united Muslims in the holy war against the European Crusaders. Medieval Europe celebrated his chivalry in poetry.
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Saladin Chamcha, fictional character in Salman Rushdie's novel "The Satanic Verses."