Tariq

The name of the morning star from the holy Koran, the religious text of Islam. Associated with Tariq Abdul-Wahad, born Olivier Michael Saint-Jean, the first NBA basketball player born and raised in France. He changed his name after converting to Islam in 1997. Also the name of the Muslim general who conquered Spain. Rarely used in the United States.

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Tariq Ali (Pakistani writer/filmmaker)
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