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An administrative division of Turkey.

[Turkish vilāyet, from Arabic wilāya, province, from waliya, to administer; see wly in Semitic roots.]


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a major administrative division of Turkey
[C19: from Turkish, from Arabic wilāyat, from walīy governor]
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Calida pointed out: "These purported remnants are capable of launching retaliatory attacks against the Government to wrest control of Mindanao and continue their bid to establish a wilayah in the region.
Under the national spatial plan or RTRWN (Rencana Tata Ruang Wilayah Nasional) by the Indonesian government, the land use plan is designed in local level.
Aremania has adopted only a system of informal local groups, each known as a koordinator wilayah (regional coordinator), or korwil.
d) The Islamic State declared the division of Libya into three provinces of its self-proclaimed caliphate on November 10, 2014, based on the pre-2007 administrative divisions of Libya: Wilayah Barqa (Cyrenaica), Wilayah Tarabulus (Tripolitania), and Wilayah Fezzan.
Hapilon is a recognized emir of Daesh (in the Philippines), so this is where they made an initial attempt to establish a wilayah, or province," said Arevalo.
80, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,
by Staff Reporter During the past year, the Directorate of Muttrah carried out a number of remodelling and development projects in Wilayah, including the beautification of Qantab and Al Bustan.
Tobacco use prevalence, knowledge, and attitudes among newly diagnosed tuberculosis patients in Penang state and Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Ya ha declarado dos wilayah o provincias como hiciera en Libia y Arabia Saudita.
80) There are cases where a local leader has become the leader of an ISIS wilayah, although these leaders were already well established in local groups.
Kuala Lumpur: Persatuan Orang-Orang Pekak Selangor Dan Wilayah Persekutuan, 1998.
Konsep Wakaf Sebagai Instrumen Pembangunan Hartanah di Wilayah Pembangunan Iskandar (WPI).