- the territory governed by a pasha.
Also pachalic, pa·sha·lic.
Origin of pashalik
1735–45; < Turkish, equivalent to paşa pasha + -lιk suffix of appurtenance
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Examples from the Web for pashalik
Roused by his cries, the military and body guard of the pashalik rushed in, and the whole house was in an uproar.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks
Khair-ed-Din Barbarossa captured the city in 1520 and annexed it to his Algerian pashalik.
You may rest assured that there is not a province of the empire better governed than the pashalik of Silistria.
- the province or jurisdiction of a pasha
C18: from Turkish
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