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a·gaalso a·gha (ä′gə, ăg′ə)
Used as a title for a civil or military leader, especially in the Ottoman Empire.
[Turkish ağa; akin to Old Turkic ağa, older brother, probably from Mongolian aqa.]
(in the Ottoman Empire) n
1. (Historical Terms) a title of respect, often used with the title of a senior position
2. (Historical Terms) a military commander
[C17: Turkish, literally: lord]
(Cookery) trademark Brit a cooking range and heating system powered by solid fuel, electricity, or gas
[C20: from (Svenskaa) A(ktiebolaget) Ga(sackumulator), the original Swedish manufacturer]
or a•gha(ˈɑ gə)
(in Turkey and other Muslim countries) a title of honor for a high official, military commander, etc.
[1590–1600; < Turkish ağa lord]
A Turkish word meaning a leader or commander.
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|Noun||1.||Aga - title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey)|
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"