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a·ga

also a·gha  (ä′gə, ăg′ə)
n.
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.]

aga

(ˈɑːɡə) or

agha

(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]

Aga

(ˈɑːɡə)
n
(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]

a•ga

or a•gha

(ˈɑ gə)

n.
(in Turkey and other Muslim countries) a title of honor for a high official, military commander, etc.
[1590–1600; < Turkish ağa lord]

aga

A Turkish word meaning a leader or commander.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aga - title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey)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"
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
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