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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- One of the chief administrative divisions of Turkey having as head a vali who represents the government and is assisted by an elective council and being subdivided into cazas.

Usage examples (35)
  • Islamic center at Ground Zero, but he fails to explain the term vilayet-i-faqih to American audiences.
  • Of crops the vilayet produces wheat (which is indigenous), rice, barley
  • BAGDAD, or BAGHDAD, the capital of the Turkish vilayet of the same name.
  • BARTAN, more correctly BARTIN, a town in the vilayet of Kastamuni, Asiatic for more
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