sultana

Definitions

  • Pollimariar, Her Sisters and the Sultana
    Pollimariar, Her Sisters and the Sultana
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sultana dried seedless grape
    • n sultana pale yellow seedless grape used for raisins and wine
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sultana A kind of seedless raisin produced near Smyrna in Asiatic Turkey.
    • Sultana The wife of a sultan; a sultaness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sultana The mother, a wife, or a daughter of a sultan.
    • n sultana A mistress, especially of a king or prince.
    • n sultana A peculiar form of necklace worn by women in the second half of the eighteenth century.
    • n sultana An obsolete musical instrument of the viol class, having several wire strings, tuned in pairs, like the zither.
    • n sultana In ornithology, same as sultan, 2.
    • n sultana A variety of raisin. See raisin, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • fem Sultana (sul-tä′na) the mother, a wife, or a daughter of a sultan—also Sul′taness
    • ns Sultana (sul-tä′na) a king's mistress: a kind of viol: an old form of necklace: a small kind of raisin
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ar. sultān, victorious, a ruler.

Usage

In literature:

Are you to be a sultana?
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
It had gone to Constantinople, he said, for the adornment of the favorite sultana.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Twenty two-pound tins sultana raisins.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
At one place the country was found to be governed by a sultana, the only one they met with in their travels.
"Great African Travellers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Passing on, we soon reached the "trysting-place" of Zoraya, the frail Sultana.
"The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1, August 1850" by Various
The raisins issued in India, resembling the sultanas of the Levant.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Fortune played her a cruel trick in preventing her from being born a fair sultana.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Why, this might be, after all, a Princess, a Sultana, a Turkish Khanum!
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 3 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
The sultana vowed vengeance, and hastened to execute it by causing Turcoman to be assassinated in his bath.
"The Boy Crusaders" by John G. Edgar
It is the late Sultana's name.
"Tales of the Malayan Coast" by Rounsevelle Wildman
You look like a sultana, my dear Theodora.
"Theo" by Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett
We looked from the boudoir of the Sultana, the Chosen of the Harem.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
The Sultana Spray of Pearls, murdered.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
The two principal ladies were the sultana and the queen-mother.
"Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series" by Jacob Abbott
I am Sultana, Louise-Catherine.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
Your friend's daughter might be Queen or Empress or Sultana.
"The Island Mystery" by George A. Birmingham
The next morning Greasy appeared at work with his pocket full of Sultana raisins, and offered some to Mr. Gubb.
"Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective" by Ellis Parker Butler
Sultana Pudding 163 586.
"Desserts and Salads" by Gesine Lemcke
This was indeed how he had dreamed of his Sultana when she should come into her own.
"The Pirate Woman" by Aylward Edward Dingle
Her dress as a sultana became her astonishingly.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 5, November, 1863" by Various
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In poetry:

What use to me are those sweet sultanas!
Good thing that at the rifle booth I won
a bright-red paper rose!
I kept it a long time
and still it smelled of carbide.
"Place of Pilgrimage" by Jaroslav Seifert
She’d a wedding cake too - that comes to but few
‘Twas a bread-pudden shot with sultanas
Her wedding bouquet had been pawned for the day
So she carried a bunch of bananas.
"The Wedding That Never Was" by Billy Bennett
Serene with sleep, light visions weigh her eyes:
And underneath her window blooms a quince.
The night is a sultana who doth rise
In slippered caution, to admit a prince,
Love, who her eunuchs and her lord defies.
"O Maytime Woods!" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

The undisputed part of the name, "brack," comes from the Irish breac, meaning "speckled" (the speckles being the sultanas and currants).
The undisputed part of the name, " brack ," comes from the Irish breac, meaning "speckled" (the speckles being the sultanas and currants).
She was a member of the Knights of Columbus Queens and Alhambra Sultana.
Sherry Vine, Peppermint, DAllas DuBois, Shequida, Epiphany , Sahara Davenport, Sultana.
Canada's Sultana Frizell reacts after winning gold in the Women's Hammer final during the Commonwealth Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct 7, 2010.
Sultana Fritzell of Canada competes in the women's hammer throw at the Toronto International Track & Field Games in Toronto, Canada.
The event will be at 3 pm at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 1023 S Sultana Ave.
Sherry Vine, Peppermint , DAllas DuBois, Shequida, Epiphany, Sahara Davenport, Sultana.
Murphy carries Apple Valley over Sultana .
1865 – The steamboat Sultana explodes on the Mississippi River and kills 1,700 passengers, many of whom were discharged Union soldiers (More info).
On April 21, 1865, the steamboat Sultana left New Orleans.
Photograph by Felipe Buitrago Bet on this spread: Sultana 's combo platter features all your Middle Eastern favorites.
The Turkish cuisine at Sultana in Menlo Park is worth digging into.
Sultanas, a fancy Turkish variety of golden raisins (you can sub in regular golden raisins), add a tangy sweetness to roasted cauliflower with capers and herbs.
Sweat the shallots and garlic in the olive oil add the sultanas, white wine, and capers .
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In science:

Vasantha Kandasamy and Y. Sultana [44,47,48,57]. In 2001 the FRMs were used by them to analyze the employee employer relationship . For more about FRMs please refer [44,47, 48,57]. We use this FRMs to study the problems of PWDs and the factors which contribute to the problem.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
Vasantha Kandasamy, W.B., and Yasmin Sultana, FRM to Analyse the Employee-Employer Relationship Model, J. Bihar Math.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
Yasmin Sultana, Construction of Employee-Employee Relationship Model using Fuzzy Relational Maps, Masters Dissertation, Guide: Dr. W.B. Vasantha Kandasamy, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, April 2000.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
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