Definition of Dragomen

1. Noun. a (plural of dragoman) (''Synonyms:'' dragomans) ¹



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Definition of Dragomen

1. dragoman [n] - See also: dragoman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dragomen

draggy
dragking
dragkings
draglift
draglifts
dragline
draglines
draglink
draglinks
dragman
dragmen
dragnet
dragnets
dragoman
dragomans
dragomen (current term)
dragon
dragon's blood
dragon's eye
dragon's head
dragon's mouth
dragon's tail
dragon arum
dragon beam
dragon beams
dragon boat
dragon boat festival
dragon boats
dragon fruit
dragon fruits

Literary usage of Dragomen

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1. The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of by Roger North (1826)
"He observed, that many fair causes were lost by the indiscretion of the dragomen, who neither took nor delivered the matters justly, as he himself, ..."

2. A Journey to Central Africa, Or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro by Bayard Taylor (1864)
"... s Boat—The dragomen—Achmet el Saldi—Funds—Information—Procuring an Outfit—Preparing for the Desert—The Lucky Day—Exertions to Leave—Off ! ..."

3. The Egyptian Sketch Book by Charles Godfrey Leland (1874)
"CHAPTER XIX. Preparations for going up the Nile. — dragomen and ... Different Kinds of dragomen.— " Our Cook." —How should Ladies Dress for the Nile? ..."

4. Travels in Egypt, Arabia Petræa, and the Holy Land by Stephen Olin (1843)
"dragomen.—Contract for Camels.—Bedouin Customs.—Diplomatic Forms.—Turkish Coins.—Bazars and Workshops in Cairo.—Bread, Mills.—Bakers.—Caution of Tradesmen. ..."

5. The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the Earliest Times to the Year by Ibrahim-Hilmy (1887)
"... to Egypt—Harbour of Alexandria—Landing—Custom House—The town—Variety of races and languages — dragomen — Donkey boys — Donkeys — Night —• Mosquitoes, ..."

6. Algeria and Tunis in 1845 by John Clark Kennedy (1846)
"... Collection—Beautiful Intaglio —Second Visit to the Bardo—Signer Raffo—dragomen— Supply of Water—The Consulate—Marine Gate. ON the afternoon of the 8th, ..."

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