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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ca·lif /ˈkeləf, ˈkæləf/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ca·lif n., Cal·i·fate n., etc. Same as Caliph, Caliphate, etc.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ca·liph n.  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.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 calif
      n : the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered
          to be a representative of Allah on earth; "many radical
          Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands
          and people and subjugate the rest of the world" [syn: caliph,
           kaliph, kalif, khalif, khalifah]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Calif.
      n : a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd
          largest state; known for earthquakes [syn: California,
          Golden State, CA]