Ali Baba(redirected from Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves)
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40 thieves concealed in oil jars. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
uses magic to find thieves’ storehouse of booty. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights, “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves”]
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