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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A high official in a Muslim government (especially in the Ottoman Empire).

Usage examples (34)
  • The establishment of a vizier is a fundamental law of despotism.
  • The leading passion of the vizier was the love of receiving presents.
  • In the reign of Meneptah of the nineteenth dynasty the vizier was a native of Bashan, Ben-Mazana by name, whose father was called Yu the elder.
  • "Nay, good vizier, that is as a last resource, for it is forbidden by the laws of the Prophet. for more
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