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One of several Ottoman viceroys ruling Egypt from 1867 to 1914.

[French khédive, from Ottoman Turkish hıdiv, from Persian khidēv, lord, from Bactrian xoadēo, from Old Iranian *xva-tāvya-; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots.]


(Historical Terms) the viceroy of Egypt under Ottoman suzerainty (1867–1914)
[C19: from French khédive, from Turkish hidiv, from Persian khidīw prince]
kheˈdival, kheˈdivial adj
kheˈdivate, kheˈdiviate n



the title of the Turkish viceroys in Egypt from 1867 to 1914.
[< French khédive < Turkish hidiv < Persian khidīw prince]
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Noun1.khedive - one of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914Khedive - one of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914
viceroy, vicereine - governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign
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Written by legendary Poet Antonio Ghislanzoni and composed by the celebrated Italian Composer Giuseppe Verdi, "Opera Aida" debuted in 1871 under orders from Ismail Pasha -- Khedive of Egypt -- in celebration of the opening of the Suez Canal.
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