Origin of khedive
Examples from the Web for khedive
The Khedive of Egypt persuades himself that the success of the equilateral will silence his local political rivals.
On the night of April 30th a strong gale blew nearly all night, and the Pasha signalled to the Khedive to drop two anchors.
I know nothing of Colvin having been there, or of any advice he gave to the Khedive.Secret History of the English Occupation of Egypt|Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
He simply desired to be employed again in the Khedive's service.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa|Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for khedive
Word Origin for khedive
Word Origin and History for khedive
Turkish viceroy of Egypt, 1867, from French khédive, from Turkish khidiv, from Persian khidiw "prince," derivative of khuda "master, prince," from Old Persian khvadata- "lord," from compound *khvat-data-, literally "created from oneself," from khvat- (from PIE *swe-tos "from oneself," ablative of root *s(w)e-; see idiom) + data- "created."