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coll. Musta`riba] a corruption of the...

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 949 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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coll. Musta`riba] a corruption of the Arabic Musta'rib MOZARAB [Spanish Mozdrabe, a general term for persons not Arab by race who have assimilated themselves to the Arabs. It was applied by the Moslems in Spain to the Christian communities existing among them, in Cordova, Seville, Toledo and other large cities, in the exercise of their own laws and religion. The ancient liturgy used by the Christians of Toledo is commonly known as Mozarabic.
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