kaimakam

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish kaymakam,[1] from Arabic قائم مقام (qâim maqâm).

Noun[edit]

kaimakam (plural kaimakams)

  1. (obsolete) the governor of a sanjak in Turkey

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caimacam." Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary. MICRA, Inc. 2009.