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Definition of Medjidie

Medjidie
Medjidie Me*dji"di*e, Medjidieh Me*dji"di*eh, n. [Turk. maj[=i]dieh (prop. fem. a., fr. Ar. mej[=i]d glorious); -- so called after the sultan Abdul Mejid, lit., ``servant of the Glorious One,' i.e., of God.] 1. (a) A silver coin of Turkey formerly rated at twenty, but since 1880 at nineteen, piasters (about 83 cents). (b) A gold coin of Turkey equal to one hundred piastres ($4.396 or 18s. 3/4d.); a lira, or Turkish pound. 2. A Turkish honorary order established in 1851 by Abdul-Mejid, having as its badge a medallion surrounded by seven silver rays and crescents. It is often conferred on foreigners.

Meaning of Medjidie from wikipedia

- Order of the Medjidie (Turkish: Mecidiye Nişanı, August 29, 1852 – 1922) is the name of a military and civilian order of the Ottoman Empire. The Order...
- armed forces. Doughty-Wylie was also posthumously awarded the Order of the Medjidie from the very Ottoman Government he had fought against. He was generally...
- Grand Cross with Golden Crown, 1 August 1856  Ottoman Empire: Order of the Medjidie, 1st Cl**** Order of Osmanieh, 1st Cl**** Order of the Hanedan-i-Ali-Osman...
- Knight of the Seraphim, 12 February 1856  Ottoman Empire: Order of the Medjidie, 1st Cl**** in Diamonds, 1856 Upon his marriage to Queen Victoria in 1840...
- ****verance and manliness".  Ottoman Empire: Fifth Cl**** Knight Order of the Medjidie awarded by Abdul Hamid II, (25 December 1906)  Ottoman Empire: Silver Imtiyaz...
- the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II awarded Pasteur with the Order of the Medjidie (I Cl****) and 10000 Ottoman liras. Pasteur won the Leeuwenhoek Medal from...
- Crescent Grand Master of the Order of Glory Grand Master of the Order of the Medjidie Grand Master of the Order of Osmanieh Foreign orders and decorations Knight...
- August 1831 by Sultan Mahmud II. With the introduction of the Order of the Medjidie some sources declared this order obsolete. However, examples are known...
- Medal (1901) Knight of the Order of the Crown of Italy (1895) Order of the Medjidie – 2nd Cl**** (Ottoman Empire) (1907) Doyle was found clutching his chest...
- Hamid II, the contemporary Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, who gave him the Medjidie Medal of fourth degree "for his excellent efforts in promoting this industry...
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