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Definition of "dragoman" [drag•o•man]

  • An interpreter or guide in countries where Arabic, Turkish, or Persian is spoken. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dragoman" in a sentence
  • "When his memory failed him he called his dragoman and began an Arabic lesson."
  • "The 'dragoman' establishments are much more attached to old ideas than Turks and"
  • "She was not very nervous about this, but she immediately called the dragoman, Mahomet, who knew the use of a gun, and she asked him if he would stand by her in case they were attacked in my absence; the faithful servant replied, "Mahomet fight the"