Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt

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Synonyms of Pasha


Alternate forms of Pasha

Hypernyms: authority

Origin of the word Pasha

  1. Turkish honorary title formerly given to officers of high rank, 1640s, from Turk. pasha, earlier basha, from bash "head, chief" (no clear distinction between -b- and -p- in Turk.), Earlier in English as bashaw (1530s). more

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