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- n. The governor of a province of the Ottoman Empire, ranking immediately below the grand vizier.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The governor of a province of the Ottoman empire, next in dignity to the grand vizier.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as beylerbey.
It was not, however, till 1568, that the final reduction of Yemen was accomplished, when Aden and other towns, which had fallen into the hands of an Arab chief named Moutaher, were recaptured by a powerful army sent from Egypt; the whole province was formally divided into sandjaks or districts, and the seat of the beglerbeg, or supreme pasha, fixed at Sana.
Turks, and for more than four centuries it was the residence of the beglerbeg, or governor general, of Rumelia.
Ibrahim advanced and prostrated himself at the foot of his throne; and at the same moment two of the high functionaries present threw a caftan of honor over his shoulders -- a ceremony which signified that the sultan had conferred upon him the title of beglerbeg, or "prince of princes."
Magnificent -- and Mustapha Pasha, beglerbeg of the mighty province of
Giustendil is one of the twenty under the beglerbeg of Rurselis, and his district maintains 48 zaims and 588 timariots.] [Footnote 115: These fortifications may be compared to the castles in
Giustendil is one of the twenty under the beglerbeg of Rurselis, and his district maintains 48 zaims and 588 timariots.] 115 These fortifications may be compared to the castles in Mingrelia (Chardin, Voyages en Perse, tom.i. p. 60, 131) — a natural picture.] 116 The valley of Tempe is situate along the River Peneus, between the hills of Ossa and