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Definition of Kaimakam
1. a Turkish officer [n -S]
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Literary usage of Kaimakam
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."