• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mudir Same as Moodir.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mudir An administrator. Specifically— In Turkey, the head of a “kasa,” or canton.
    • n mudir In Egypt, the governor of a district called a mudirieh, or province.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mudir mōō′dēr governor of an Egyptian province.
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In literature:

We call 'em the Mudir's Cranes.
"Actions and Reactions" by Rudyard Kipling
Dicky was riding with the mamour of the district, Fielding was a distance behind with Trousers and the Mudir.
"Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
The most important of these is the seat of a Mudir, to whom I proceeded at once on my arrival.
"Herzegovina" by George Arbuthnot
The Mudir hailed him from his steamer to go to Keneh directly, with no further notice.
"Letters from Egypt" by Lucie Duff Gordon
It was the seat of a mudir who had two soldiers at his beck and call.
"Oriental Encounters" by Marmaduke Pickthall
Now, first among the documents seized is the cipher dated September 22, 1884, 'to the Mudir of Dongola.
"General Gordon Saint and Soldier" by J. Wardle
Reaching the citadel proper, we mount a high stairway to the loft occupied by the mudir.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
In proof of this statement, the case of the Sub-Mudir of the town, Wad Gesuli, may be quoted.
"Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892" by F. R. Wingate
Hassan, has the Mudir come?
"By Desert Ways to Baghdad" by Louisa Jebb
Reached the town Lado, where Emin, Mudir of Equator, is staying.
"Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa" by Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson