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  • noun Plural form of zaim.

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Examples

  • After that apogee, the South withered into agrarian poverty, its Shia in agrarian servitude to the zaims, a term for the landlords who possessed the power of feudal lords.

    A Privilege to Die

  • The old zaims merrily whistled the familiar polka tune, convinced that the confessional system would preserve their domains forever.

    A Privilege to Die

  • 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

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 4

  • 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

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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