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Definition of Medjidieh

Medjidieh
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 Medjidieh from wikipedia

- Medjidie or Mejidie (Turkish: Mecidiye Nişanı, August 29, 1852 – 1922) is the name of a military and knightly order of the Ottoman Empire. The Order was...
- After serving in the Balkan Wars of 1912–1913, he was transferred to Medjidieh Coastal Battery defending the Mediterranean entrance to the Dardanelles...
- successor to the Medjidieh, a steamship company that operated in the Red Sea and the Mediterranean, created by Said Pasha. The Medjidieh was also referred...
- nnonBattles/warsCrimean War Indian MutinyAwardsVictoria Cross Order of the Medjidieh (Ottoman Empire)RelationsDuncan Gordon Boyes VC (brother-in-law)...
- the Izmir ********ination attempt against Atatürk in 1926. Order of the Medjidieh 5th and 3rd Cl**** Gallipoli Star (Ottoman Empire) Silver Medal of Liyaqat...
- diplomat, economist and author. He had the Grand Cross of the Order of Medjidieh conferred upon him by Abbas II, Khedive of Egypt. The youngest child of...
- GuardsBattles/warsCrimean WarAwardsVictoria Cross Légion d'honneur (France) Order of the Medjidieh (Ottoman Empire)RelationsSir Edward Baker, 1st Baronet (father-in-law)...
- promoted to brevet colonel (25 August 1885), receiving the Order of the Medjidieh (3rd cl****). On 30 December, as chief staff officer of a combined British...
- Rosetta branch of the Nile and Alexandria. In addition, he founded the Medjidieh, a precursor to the Khedivial Mail Line. Sa'id's heir presumptive, Ahmad...
- Mentioned in Despatches on 3 November 1896, and awarded the Order of the Medjidieh, Fourth Cl**** in 1897. On 8 December 1897 Smyth was promoted captain....
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