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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.]
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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
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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.
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sultan

- Comes from the Arabic word for "ruler," from Aramaic shultana, "power."
See also related terms for ruler.
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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"
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Translations
سلطانسُلْطان
sultán
sultan
سلطان
sulttaani
sultan
szultán
soldán
sultonassultonė
sultāns
sultán
سلطان

sultan

[ˈsʌltən] Nsultán m
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sultan

[ˈsʌltən] nsultan m
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sultan

nSultan m
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sultan

[ˈsʌltn] nsultano
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sultan

(ˈsaltən) noun
a ruler in certain Muslim countries.
sultana (-ˈtaːnə) noun
the mother, wife, sister or daughter of a sultan.
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Also, the forum hosts elite artists like Ali Namaan from Kuwait, Mahdyiah al Talib from Saudi Arabia, Ibrahim Ghazalah from Egypt, Sameer bin Quiyah from Tunisia, Abdullah al Hytot from Morocco, Yosuf Bobal from India, Ruqiyah Sultanah from Bangladesh, Kareem Sadoon from Sweden, Rosodan from Georgia and Adil Hawatta from Belgium.
Sher Banu's Sovereign Women in a Muslim Kingdom is the most comprehensive account of Sultanah Safiatuddin to date.
The police said that an autopsy will take place at the Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah in the city of Alor Setar on Friday, local time.
In Sovereign women in a Muslim kingdom: The Sultanahs of Aceh, 1641-1699, Khan suggests that the ascension of the first female ruler of Aceh (Sultanah Safiatuddin Syah) in 1641 took place in a unique situation (p.
Michelin star winning chef Rohit Ghai, based in London, will be at Sultanah at the Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa, Muscat for three nights only from March 14-16, 2019.
Later she was taken from a court to the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital mortuary to identify her husband's body.
As a result, the focus of the book is on the first two decades of Safiatuddin Syah's rule, while little is and remains to be known about her successors, including the exact reasons behind the abdication of Sultanah Kamalat Zainatuddin Syah in 1699.
TEN-YEAR-OLD Sultanah Alghamdi, from Pleasant Street Primary School, was named winner of Castle Fine Art's "Young Fine Artist" competition.
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The resort's representaA[degrees] tives, Alpesh Dias and Sunil Kumar PK, presented a high tea concept that combined the story of the Sultanah's voyage and the natA[degrees] ural beauty of Oman's treasures whilst retaining the core elements of the experience.