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Soldan

[sol-duh n, sohl-, sohd-n]
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noun
  1. the ruler of an Islamic country.
  2. Archaic. a sultan, especially the sultan of Egypt.

Origin of Soldan

1250–1300; Middle English < Middle French < Arabic. See sultan
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Examples from the Web for soldan

Historical Examples

  • Prof. Soldan, who has devoted an appendix to the first volume of his Gesch.

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

    Henry Martyn Baird

  • But the Soldan, in his outrecuidance, demands single combat.

  • Crest: a soldan's head sable, the brow encircled by a torse or.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry

    Arthur Charles Fox-Davies

  • And when they were nigh, the Soldan cried and said, "What folk are ye?"

    Saint Ursula

    John Ruskin

  • Then the Soldan gave commandment that they should all be slain with the sword.

    Saint Ursula

    John Ruskin


British Dictionary definitions for soldan

soldan

noun
  1. an archaic word for sultan

Word Origin

C13: via Old French from Arabic: sultan
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