Definition of Eyalet

1. n. Formerly, one of the administrative divisions or provinces of the Ottoman Empire; -- now called a vilayet.



Definition of Eyalet

1. Noun. (historical) A former administrative division or province of the Ottoman Empire. ¹

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Definition of Eyalet

1. a Turkish province [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eyalet

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eyalet (current term)
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Literary usage of Eyalet

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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1864)
"eyalet, a word of Arabic origin, applied Ij the Turks to the great administrative divisions of the empire, governed by pashas who «re termed vali or ..."

2. The Three Eras of Ottoman History: A Political Essay on the Late Reforms of by James Henry Skene (1851)
"The eyalet of Adana (Cilicia Petraea) comprises the provinces of Tarsus, Adana, ... The eyalet of Erzerum (Armenia) contains the provinces of Erzerum, ..."

3. A Dictionary Geographical, Statistical, and Historical of the Various by John Ramsay McCulloch, Frederick Martin (1866)
"The eyalet of Bosnia is composed of Bosnia, a part of Croatia, and of the Herzegovina. ... The eyalet of Ai'din is formed lV<>m part of ..."

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