Origin of eyalet
1850–55; < Turkish eyalet < Arabic iyālat
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Eyalet, ī′a-let, n. a division of the Turkish Empire—vilayet.
Sanjak, san′jak, n. an administrative subdivision of a Turkish vilayet or eyalet.