Kaimakam

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kaimakam kī-ma-kam′ a lieutenant-colonel in the Turkish army: the administrator of a subdivision of a vilayet.
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Usage

In literature:

The Kaimakam, we were also told, was very proud of his carriage.
"By Desert Ways to Baghdad" by Louisa Jebb
By his advice I called on the Kaimakam, and in each room a soldier brought in delicious coffee.
"Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)" by Isabella L. Bird
If I did not regard thy old age I should take thee at once before the Kaimakam of Bayazid, thou insolent waylayer!
"Árminius Vambéry, his life and adventures" by Árminius Vambéry
They say he is spying on the kaimakam in order to get his command.
"The Secrets of a Kuttite" by Edward O. Mousley
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