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sul·tan

 (sŭl′tən)
n.
1. A ruler of a Muslim country, especially of the former Ottoman Empire.
2. A powerful person: a sultan of vice and corruption.

[French, from Old French, ruler of Turkey, from Turkish, from Arabic sulṭān, from Aramaic šulṭānā, ruler, from šəlaṭ, to rule; see šlṭ in Semitic roots.]

sultan

(ˈsʌltən)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the sovereign of a Muslim country, esp of the former Ottoman Empire
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an arbitrary ruler; despot
3. (Breeds) a small domestic fowl with a white crest and heavily feathered legs and feet: originated in Turkey
[C16: from Medieval Latin sultānus, from Arabic sultān rule, from Aramaic salita to rule]
sultanic adj
ˈsultan-ˌlike adj
ˈsultanship n

sul•tan

(ˈsʌl tn)

n.
1. the sovereign of an Islamic country.
2. (often cap.) any of the former sovereigns of Turkey.
3. an absolute ruler or despot.
[1545–55; < Middle French < Turkish < Arabic sulṭān sovereign]
sul•tan•ic (sʌlˈtæn ɪk) adj.
sul′tan•like`, adj.
sul′tan•ship`, n.

sultan

- Comes from the Arabic word for "ruler," from Aramaic shultana, "power."
See also related terms for ruler.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sultan - the ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)sultan - the ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
Translations
سلطانسُلْطان
sultán
sultan
سلطان
sulttaani
sultan
szultán
soldán
sultonassultonė
sultāns
sultán
سلطان

sultan

[ˈsʌltən] Nsultán m

sultan

[ˈsʌltən] nsultan m

sultan

nSultan m

sultan

[ˈsʌltn] nsultano

sultan

(ˈsaltən) noun
a ruler in certain Muslim countries.
sultana (-ˈtaːnə) noun
the mother, wife, sister or daughter of a sultan.
References in classic literature ?
An inhabitant of the Sultanate of Zanzibar, off the
The delegation included Abdullah bin Nasser al- Rahbi the Sultanates Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations, the members of the Permanent Mission of the Sultanate in Geneva, as well as representatives from the Ministry of Legal Affairs, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Social development.
Geneva, Jan 13 (ONA) Members of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child praised the progress made by the Sultanate in the field of children's rights, the report submitted to the Commission and the replies given by the Sultanate's delegation during the discussion of the second and third national report, submitted under the accession ofSultanate to the Convention on the Rights of the Child at the headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva.
To preserve the history, culture, arts, tradition and the rich cultural heritage of the sultanates, such as the sultanates of Sulu, Maguindanao and Buayan, and the Royal Houses of the Maranaos and the Indigenous Peoples of the Bangsamoro, there shall be created a Bangsamoro Commission for the preservation of cultural heritage," the section of the proposed law said.
Amor Pendaliday, an official of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, said the exclusion put Kabuntalan, a historic royal dominion, in the ranks of "little-known" sultanates.
While delivering the keynote speech, he said that the ideal trade strategies and policies promoted by the Sultanates Government secured it a prominent position at the international trade arena.
Ahmed bin Hassan al Dheeb Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and Head of the delegation taking part in the World Trade Organization (WTO), meetings for the second revision of the Sultanate trade policies said that the Sultanate s Government is playing an effective role in developing and promoting economy and business environment voicing the concern over the growing protective measures against the Sultanate s exports, which is not at all comparable with the protective measures applied by the Sultanate on its imports.
The Sultanate's pavilion saw a large turnout of visitors who expressed their admiration with the Sultanates environmental and tourist diversity, with respect to unique tourist sites, Omani life details, or geographical nature.
The Sultanates pavilion witnessed many official meetings with official participants from government delegations, investors, businessmen, entities, institutions and companies for travel and tourism.
The Sultanates pavilion came second after the American pavilion.
The instances the Sultanates offices have been successful are many; thanks to His Majesty the Sultan's strategic thinking and awareness of the development of the Omani history.
The Sultanates Commercial Representation Office in Dubai,U.