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Zahir or Zaheer may refer to:
- Aẓ-Ẓāhir, one of the names of God in Islam, meaning "Evident" or "Outer".
- Zahir (Islam), in Islam, the exterior, surface, or apparent meaning of things
- Ẓāhiri, a school of thought in Islamic Jurisprudence
- "The Zahir" (in the original Spanish, "El Zahir"), a 1949 short story by famous Argentine writer and poet Jorge Luis Borges
- The Zahir (novel) (in the original Portuguese, O Zahir), a 2005 novel from the Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho
- Zahir (surname)
- Ali az-Zahir (1005–1036), seventh caliph of the Fātimids
- Az-Zahir of Aleppo, son of Saladin, leader of Ayyubid dynasty
- Az-Zahir (Abbasid caliph) (1176–1226), Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad from 1225 to 1226
- al-Ẓāhir Baybars (ruled 1260-77), Mamluk sultan of Egypt and Syria
- az-Zahir Sayf ad-Din Barquq (ruledied 1399), first sultan of the Mamluk Burji dynasty
- Zahir-ud-Din Babur (1483–1531), established the Mughal dynasty in India in 1526
- Zahir al-Umar, virtual Arab ruler of northern Palestine in the 18th century
- Mohammed Zahir Shah (1914–2007), last king of Afghanistan
- Zaheer Abbas (born 1947), Pakistani cricketer
- Zaheer Khan (born 1978), Indian cricketer
- Zahir Mosque, Kedah's state mosque in Alor Setar
- Zahir, Iran, a village in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran
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