[sol-duh n, sohl-, sohd-n]


the ruler of an Islamic country.
Archaic. a sultan, especially the sultan of Egypt.

Origin of Soldan

1250–1300; Middle English < Middle French < Arabic. See sultan Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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an archaic word for sultan

Word Origin for soldan

C13: via Old French from Arabic: sultan
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