Definitions

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  • noun The jurisdiction, or the territory of a pasha.

Etymologies

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From Turkish paşalık.

Examples

  • The pashalik of Djidda was reduced to perfect insignificance by the power of the sherif of Mekka; and the title had become merely an honorary distinction, enjoyed by the individual on whom it had been bestowed, while he resided in some provincial town of Turkey or at Constantinople, without ever attempting to take possession of his government.

    Travels in Arabia

  • Milosh was recognized by the sultan as prince of Serbia (the pashalik of Belgrade), which was given a measure of self-government.

    3. Serbia

  • 'On one and the same day,' says Dr. Meryon, 'I have known her to dictate papers that concerned the political welfare of a pashalik, and descend to trivial details about the composition of a house-paint, the making of butter, drenching a sick horse, choosing lambs, or cutting out a maid's apron.

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • Serbia they were obliged to stand and watch the janissaries come back to the pashalik of Belgrade, though the Turks had sworn this should not be.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • Under the Ottoman dominion Patras became the capital of the pashalik of Morea, and underwent severe trials.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • See of Benda, the chief town in a district of this name, near Croia, in the pashalik of Scutari.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • Peloponnesos, under engagement to invest Ibrahim with the pashalik as soon as he should effectively make it his own.

    The Balkans A History of Bulgaria—Serbia—Greece—Rumania—Turkey

  • 'On one and the same day,' says Dr. Meryon, 'I have known her to dictate papers that concerned the political welfare of a pashalik, and descend to trivial details about the composition of a house-paint, the making of butter, drenching a sick horse, choosing lambs, or cutting out a maid's apron.

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • But the evidence was at hand to show that the pasha himself, finding the islanders no less difficult to control for all the concessions made them, had been obliged in the interest of his own quiet and permanence in government to turn the restlessness of the Cretans into sectional conflicts during which they left him in peaceful possession of his pashalik.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist

  • Ali was denounced as a traitor, and ordered to surrender his pashalik.

    The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, G.C.B., Admiral of the Red, Rear-Admiral of the Fleet, Etc., Etc. Vol. I

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