Ali Baba

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic علي بابا (ʿalī bābā).

Proper noun[edit]

Ali Baba

  1. The fictional protagonist of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, famous for his encounter with forty thieves and their treasure trove cave that opens on the command "open sesame".
  2. (slang) An extremely lucky person, especially one who acquires a large fortune by luck or by chance.
  3. (slang, ethnic slur, US, military) An Iraqi.

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