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pashalik

[ puh-shah-lik, -shaw- ]
/ pəˈʃɑ lɪk, -ˈʃɔ- /
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noun
the territory governed by a pasha.
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Also pa·cha·lic, pa·sha·lic .

Origin of pashalik

First recorded in 1735–45; <Turkish, equivalent to paşa pasha + -lιk suffix forming nouns of condition

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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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