Ali Baba


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Ali Baba

40 thieves concealed in oil jars. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]

Ali Baba

uses magic to find thieves’ storehouse of booty. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights, “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves”]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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While giving word of advice, Muhammad Ali Baba Khail asked the police staff to adhere the professionalism and honesty as their basic tools to perform their duties and slackness to perform their duties can cost not only to the victims but can slow down the performance of the police force which could not be tolerated.
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Ali Baba is the name of the protagonist in the popular Middle Eastern folk tale "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves".
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