Definition of Kaimakam

1. Noun. (obsolete) the governor of a sanjak in Turkey ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kaimakam

1. a Turkish officer [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kaimakam

kaikais
kaikawaka
kaiki
kaikis
kaikomako
kaiks
kail
kailan
kails
kailyard
kailyards
kaim
kaimacam
kaimacams
kaimak
kaimakam (current term)
kaimakams
kaims
kain
kainahineri
kainate
kainate receptor
kainates
kaing
kainga
kaingas
kainic
kainic acid
kainit
kainite

Literary usage of Kaimakam

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1. On the Outskirts of Empire in Asia by Lawrence John Lumley Dundas Zetland (1904)
"A silver mine—Death of a kaimakam—Bad weather—The Cilician Gates—An ancient highway of nations—The tracd of the future railway not through the Gates —Reach ..."

2. With the Beduins: A Narrative of Journeys and Adventures in Unfrequented by Gray Hill (1891)
"THE kaimakam OF ES SALT AGAIN. " On active steed with lance and blade, The light-arm'd pricker plied his trade ; Their gain, their glory, their delight To ..."

3. Journal of a Tour in the Levant by William Turner (1820)
"nutes in the presence of the kaimakam, we returned to the palace in the same or lor as we had left it; but with less comfort, being obliged by etiquette to ..."

4. Bedouin Tribes of the Euphrates by Anne Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1879)
"The kaimakam of Rakka.—A Wild Ass.—Sport in the Tamarisk Jungle.—A Wonderful Horse.—We arrive at Deyr. WE have been riding to-day along a narrow track ..."

5. Days in Galilee and Scenes in Judaea: Together with Some Account of a by Alexander Alfred Boddy (1900)
"A TURKISH officer from the kaimakam desires to see your passport, ... Perhaps it might be well for you to see our kaimakam to-morrow," he said, and retired. ..."

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