American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of pasha.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A French spelling of pasha.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt; same as pasha.
- n. a civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt
“The immediate answer of the pacha was a loud yawn.”
“I reflected again, and the result was, that I determined to have nothing more to do with the business, and that neither the sultan nor the pacha should be the better for my exertions.”
“I reflected again, and the result was that I determined to have nothing more to do with the business, and that neither the sultan nor the pacha should be the better for my exertions.”
“This Hamet Waddy is a very rich Arabian merchant, residing in Zenan, and is called the pacha's merchant: He was much our friend, in persuading the pacha to use us kindly and permit us to depart.”
“Before toasting, pour a little of your drink out of your cup onto the ground and say: "For the pacha mama".”
““Well, now, tell us why you left your friend the pacha,” said Pere Leger, addressing Georges.”
“My position was the more perilous because that very admiral happened to be Chosrew pacha.”
“Yes, Ali Tebelen, pacha of Janina, is too little known; he needs an historian.”
“Egypt, — and we entered the service of pacha Mohammed; a queer sort of fellow he was, too!”
“The Aymara call the future qhipa pacha/timpu, meaning back or behind time, and the past nayra pacha/timpu, meaning front time.”
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