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Definition of Pasha

Pasha
Pasha Pa*sha", n. [Turk. p[=a]sh[=a], b[=a]sh[=a]; cf. Per. b[=a]sh[=a], b[=a]dsh[=a]h; perh. a corruption of Per. p[=a]dish[=a]h. Cf. Bashaw, Padishah, Shah.] An honorary title given to officers of high rank in Turkey, as to governers of provinces, military commanders, etc. The earlier form was bashaw. [Written also pacha.] Note: There are three classes of pashas, whose rank is distinguished by the number of the horsetails borne on their standards, being one, two, or three, a pasha of three tails being the highest.
pasha
Bashaw Ba*shaw", n. [See Pasha.] 1. A Turkish title of honor, now written pasha. See Pasha. 2. Fig.: A magnate or grandee. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A very large siluroid fish (Leptops olivaris) of the Mississippi valley; -- also called goujon, mud cat, and yellow cat.

Meaning of Pasha from wikipedia

- Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: پاشا; Turkish: paşa; Arabic: باشا, romanized: basha) was a high rank in the Ottoman political and military system, typically granted...
- Ahmad Pasha or Ahmed Pasha or Ahmet Pasha may refer to: Gedik Ahmed Pasha (died 1482), Ottoman grand vizier (1474–77) Dukakinzade Ahmed Pasha (died 1515)...
- Ali Pasha or Ali Pasha of Tepelena (Albanian: Ali Tepelena; 1740 – January 24, 1822), commonly known as Ali Pasha of Ioannina, was an Albanian ruler who...
- Talaat (1 September 1874 – 15 March 1921), commonly known as Talaat Pasha or Talat Pasha, was an Ottoman politician and convicted war criminal who served...
- of the dictatorial triumvirate known as the "Three Pashas" (along with Talaat Pasha and Cemal Pasha) in the Ottoman Empire. While stationed in Ottoman...
- Suleiman Pasha (Turkish: Süleyman Paşa, also transliterated as "Sulayman Pasha", "Süleyman Pasha", "Suleyman Pasha", "Sulejman Pasha") may refer to one...
- Zaganos or Zagan Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: زاغنوس پاشا, Turkish: Zağanos Paşa, Albanian: Zognush Pasha; c. 1426 – 1469) was an Albanian Ottoman military...
- Osman Pasha (also spelled Uthman Pasha or Othman Pasha) may refer to: Özdemiroğlu Osman Pasha (1527–1585), Ottoman grand vizier Bosniak Osman Pasha (died...
- Çandarlı Halil Pasha (died 10 July 1453), known as the Younger, was a highly influential Ottoman grand vizier under the sultans Murad II and, for the...
- Alaeddin Erden Ali Pasha (Söğüt, c. 1281 – Bursa, 1331), was the son of Osman I, first Ottoman ruler, and the half-brother of Orhan I, who succeeded their...