Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of pasha.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt; same as pasha.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A French spelling of pasha.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The immediate answer of the pacha was a loud yawn.

    The Pacha of Many Tales

  • 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.

    The Pacha of Many Tales

  • 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.

    The Pacha of Many Tales

  • 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.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 08

  • Before toasting, pour a little of your drink out of your cup onto the ground and say: "For the pacha mama".

    Jaunted - The Pop Culture Travel Guide

  • “Well, now, tell us why you left your friend the pacha,” said Pere Leger, addressing Georges.

    A Start in Life

  • My position was the more perilous because that very admiral happened to be Chosrew pacha.

    A Start in Life

  • Yes, Ali Tebelen, pacha of Janina, is too little known; he needs an historian.

    A Start in Life

  • Egypt, — and we entered the service of pacha Mohammed; a queer sort of fellow he was, too!

    A Start in Life

  • 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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