Origin of pasha
Examples from the Web for pasha
Another trial has put the ISI's director-general, Brigadier General Pasha, at the center of the plot.
Pasha said he offered his resignation twice to the head of the army, but it apparently has not been accepted.
The senior Pakistani sources say that Pasha was never keen on the ISI job in the first place.
“It would help Pasha as an individual because in Pakistan, no one resigns to accept blame for anything,” says Masood.
Pasha reportedly made no specific demands on the withdrawal of U.S. personnel.
On the night of April 30th a strong gale blew nearly all night, and the Pasha signalled to the Khedive to drop two anchors.
The retort which we might have given to him was crushed under a silent fuming, for he was still the Pasha!
The Pasha himself took up his quarters in a large house of the Sultan of Sennaar, which had been prepared for his accommodation.A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar|George Bethune English
His father was a pasha of two tails, but possessed of little influence.The Life of Lord Byron|John Galt
It was rumored that you had vast stores of ivory in hand, Pasha; what of that?Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
British Dictionary definitions for pasha
Word Origin for pasha
Word Origin and History for pasha
Turkish honorary title formerly given to officers of high rank, 1640s, from Turkish pasha, earlier basha, from bash "head, chief" (no clear distinction between -b- and -p- in Turkish), from Old Persian pati- "master," from PIE *poti- (see potent) + root of shah. Earlier in English as bashaw (1530s).