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a provincial governor in the Ottoman Empire.
(formerly) a title of respect for Turkish dignitaries.
(formerly) the title of the native ruler of Tunis or Tunisia.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

The Life and Adventures of Bruce, the African Traveller Francis Head
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine – Volume 57, No. 352, February 1845 Various
The Fortieth Door Mary Hastings Bradley
The Nabob Alphonse Daudet
The Nabob Alphonse Daudet

(in the Ottoman Empire) a title given to senior officers, provincial governors, certain other officials or nobles, and (sometimes) Europeans
(in modern Turkey) a title of address, corresponding to Mr


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