Definition of Mollas
1. molla [n] - See also: molla
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mollas
Literary usage of Mollas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Turkish Empire; Its Historical, Statistical, and Religious Condition by Alfred de Bessé (1854)
"The minor mollas. — These are the judges of the small towns of the second ... These Vicars are only representatives, the substitutes of the mollas and cadis ..."
2. Agricultural Finance and Credit Infrastructure in Transition Economies by OECD Staff, Oecd, Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (2001)
"The combined population of the two villages was approximately 2 800 inhabitants with about 300 and 250 farm enterprises operating in the villages of mollas ..."
3. Persian Life and Customs: With Scenes and Incidents of Residence and Travel by Samuel Graham Wilson (1896)
"The mollas are generally conservative, resisting innovation in state as well as in ... The income of the mollas is derived from their fees for teaching, ..."
4. The History, Antiquities, Topography, and Statistics of Eastern India by Robert Montgomery Martin (1838)
"In general indeed the deputies (mollas) are of so low and uneducated a class of society, that their attestation to a written contract would be of little ..."
5. Turkey by Stanley Lane-Poole, Elias John Wilkinson Gibb, Arthur Gilman (1899)
"... then the mollas or Magistrates of the two sacred cities Mekka and ... or mollas Aspirant, including the Magistrates of Galata, Scutari, ..."