Member of a powerful political class that dominated Egypt from the 13th century until their massacre in 1811 by Mehmet Ali. The Mamelukes were originally descended from freed Turkish slaves. They...
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Mam'e·luke noun [ French mamelouk , confer Spanish mameluco , Italian mammalucco ; all from Arabic maml...k a purchased slave or captive; lit., possessed or in one's power, past participle of malaka to possesses.] One...
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• (n.) One of a body of mounted soldiers recruited from slaves converted to Mohammedanism, who, during several centuries, had more or less control of the government of Egypt, until exterminated or dispersed by Mehemet Ali in 1811.
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HMS Mameluke was a British Algerine Class minesweeper of 950 tons displacement launched in 1944. HMS Mameluke was powered by two 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 16.5 knots. She carried a peacetime complement of 85 and between 104 and 138 in war. For defence she was armed with one 4-inch...
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[horse] Mameluke (foaled 1948) was an American Thoroughbred race horse. Bred and raced by Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, he was out of the mare, Schwester, and was sired by the 1936 Epsom Derby winner, Mahmoud who became the Leading sire in North America in 1946 and the Leading broodmare sire...
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Mameluke: see Mamluk.
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The Mameluke were Turkoman warriors taken to Egypt as slaves to act as bodyguards for the caliphs and sultans. When the Ottoman Turks conquered Egypt in 1250 the Mamelukes became sultans. They were defeated by Napoleon in 1798 and the survivors were massacred by Muhammad Ali in 181.
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Member of a powerful political class that dominated Egypt from the 13th century until their massacre in 1811 by Mehmet Ali. The Mamelukes were originally descended from freed Turkish slaves. They formed the royal bodyguard in the 13th century, and in 1250 placed one of their own number, Qutuz, on th...
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[British horse] Mameluke (1824 – after 1839) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. In a career that lasted from April 1827 to October 1829 he ran thirteen times and won seven races. Unraced as a two-year-old, he proved himself to be one of the best colts of his generation in 1827 ...
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