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Definition of Ali Baba noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


Ali Baba

NAmE//ˌɑli ˈbɑbə//
, NAmE//ˌæli‑//
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a character in an old Arabian story who discovers that saying the magic words “Open Sesame!” will open the door of the cave where thieves have hidden gold and jewelry
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