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pashalik

[puh-shah-lik, -shaw-]
noun
  1. the territory governed by a pasha.
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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

noun
  1. the province or jurisdiction of a pasha
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Word Origin for pashalik

C18: from Turkish
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