pashalik

[ puh-shah-lik, -shaw- ]
/ pəˈʃɑ lɪk, -ˈʃɔ- /
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noun

the territory governed by a pasha.

Nearby words

Also pachalic, pa·sha·lic.

Origin of pashalik

1735–45; < Turkish, equivalent to paşa pasha + -lιk suffix of appurtenance
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pashalik

pashalic

/ (ˈpɑːʃəlɪk) /

noun

the province or jurisdiction of a pasha

Word Origin for pashalik

C18: from Turkish
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