sanjak

Definitions:

  • A Turkish administrative district of the second grade; a subdivision of a vilayet or eyalet, governed by an officer formerly styled <em>sanjak-bey</em> (or -<em>beg</em>): now often styled <em>mutessariflik</em>, the governor being styled <em>mutessarif</em> or <em>kaimakam.</em>
  • A sanjak-bey.
  • A district or a subvision of a vilayet.
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