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Definition of "pashas" []

  • Plural form of pasha. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pashas" in a sentence
  • "Perhaps most dangerous of all, Turkey's generals -- the "pashas" -- are becoming more vocal after years of relative silence."
  • "Regarding themselves as "pashas," they displayed themselves "drawn in carriages with six horses, surrounded byguards; sitting at sumptuous tables with thirty covers, eating tothe sound of music, with a following of players, courtezans, and mercenaries ....""
  • "Turkey's elite military -- known as "pashas," a title of respect harking back to Ottoman times -- were once deemed untouchable."