ziamet

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish zeamet, from Arabic za‘āmah [1]

Noun[edit]

ziamet ‎(plural ziamets)

  1. A form of land tenure in the Ottoman Empire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ziamet." Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged. Merriam-Webster. 2002.