Definition of Khedive

1. Noun. One of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914.

Generic synonyms: Vicereine, Viceroy



Definition of Khedive

1. n. A governor or viceroy; -- a title granted in 1867 by the sultan of Turkey to the ruler of Egypt.

Definition of Khedive

1. Noun. A form of Turkish viceroy who ruled Egypt in the late 19th and early 20th centuries ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Khedive

1. a Turkish viceroy [n -S] : KHEDIVAL [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khedive

khatyrkite
khaya
khayas
khazen
khazenim
khazens
khazi
khazis
kheda
khedah
khedahs
khedas
khediva
khedival
khedivas
khedive (current term)
khedives
khedivial
kheema
khellin
khene
khenes
khenna
khepesh
khesari
khet
kheth
kheths
khets
khi

Literary usage of Khedive

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1. Modern Egypt by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1908)
"THE khedive had obtained a considerable triumph. He had got rid of a Minister who was distasteful to him, although the latter had been ..."

2. Emin Pasha and the Rebellion at the Equator: A Story of Nine Months by Arthur Jermy Mounteney Jephson (1890)
"ON April 29th, at eight o'clock, we started off in the steamer khedive which ... The khedive was one of the steamers brought up by Sir Samuel Baker when he ..."

3. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"The khedive took General Sherman into his confidence and told him of some ... It was the common rumor at that time that the khedive intended to attempt to ..."

4. The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1871)
"Soon the khedive gave new offence to the Porte, as he again appeared in the ... To justify his breach of promise, the khedive explained that he only ..."

5. The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers: Comprising All the by Joel Tyler Headley (1878)
"And it was estimated that fifteen thousand of the khedive's subjects were engaged in this ... The khedive determined to put a stop to this, and organized an ..."

6. The Egyptian Campaigns, 1882 to 1885: And the Events which Led to Them by Charles Royle (1886)
"Ox the day of the bombardment the khedive was at his Palace at Ramleh, abandoned by all but ... On the part of the Commandant he begged the khedive to order ..."

7. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (London, England) (1873)
"7 Ь Table Service of Gold and Precious Stones as a Present from the khedive to the Sultan, 16 j 7 с Turkish State Funeral, 4 ; 6 d Turners ..."

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