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pasha

[ pah-shuh, pash-uh, puh-shah, -shaw ]
/ ˈpɑ ʃə, ˈpæʃ ə, pəˈʃɑ, -ˈʃɔ /
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noun
a title, placed after the name, formerly held by high officials in countries under Turkish rule.
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Also pa·cha .

Origin of pasha

1640–50; <Turkish paşa; see bashaw

OTHER WORDS FROM pasha

pa·sha·dom, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pasha

pasha

pacha

/ (ˈpɑːʃə, ˈpæʃə) /

noun
(formerly) a provincial governor or other high official of the Ottoman Empire or the modern Egyptian kingdom: placed after a name when used as a title

Word Origin for pasha

C17: from Turkish paşa
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