What does khedive mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Khedive(noun)

    one of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914


  1. khedive(Noun)

    A form of Turkish viceroy who ruled Egypt in the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Webster Dictionary

  1. Khedive(noun)

    a governor or viceroy; -- a title granted in 1867 by the sultan of Turkey to the ruler of Egypt

  2. Origin: [F. khdive, Pers. khediw a prince.]


  1. Khedive

    The term Khedive is a title largely equivalent to the English word viceroy. It was first used, without official recognition, by Muhammad Ali Pasha, the Wāli of Egypt and Sudan, and vassal of the Ottoman Empire. The initially self-declared title was officially recognized by the Ottoman government in 1867, and used subsequently by Ismail Pasha, and his dynastic successors until 1914.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Khedive

    ked-ēv′, n. the title since 1867 of the viceroy or ruler of Egypt.—n. Khedi′viate, the office of the khedive, or his territory. [Fr.,—Pers. khadīw, prince.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Khedive

    the official title of the Viceroy of Egypt since 1867, the first to hold it being Ismail, the son of Ibrahim Pasha (q. v.), by grant of the Sultan, his suzerain.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of khedive in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of khedive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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