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Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine Explained

Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Shrine \Shrine\, n.
Short for

{Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine}, a
secret order professedly originated by one Kalif Alu, a
son-in-law of Mohammed, at Mecca, in the year of the
Hegira 25 (about 646 a. d.) In the modern order,
established in the United States in 1872, only Knights
Templars or thirty-second degree Masons are eligible for
admission, though the order itself is not Masonic.