Sanjak San"jak, n. [Turk. sanj[=a]g.] A district or a subvision of a vilayet. [Turkey] [1913 Webster]

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  • Sanjak — and Sandjak (other variants: sinjaq, sanjaq) are the most common English transcriptions of the Turkish word sancak , which literally means a banner, flag . [ [ Sanjak entry] ] In Arabic… …   Wikipedia

  • Sanjak — Ein Sandschak (türk. Sancak, serb. Sandžak, arab. Transkription im Englischen: Sanjak, türk. Originalbedeutung „Fahne“) war im Osmanischen Reich eine Unterabteilung in der Provinzialverwaltung. Der Sandschak hat seinen Namen vom Feldzeichen der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sanjak — noun /ˈsanʤak/ An administrative region under the Ottoman Empire, a subdivision of a vilayet. This lymphatic monster had once blocked the distinguished pharynx of Lord Blatherard Osmo, who at the time occupied the Novy Pazar desk at the Foreign… …   Wiktionary

  • sanjak —   n. division of a vilayet.    ♦ sanjakbeg,    ♦ sanjakbey, n. governor of sanjak …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • sanjak — /sahn jak /, n. (in Turkey) one of the administrative districts into which a vilayet is divided. [1530 40; < Turk sancak district (lit., flag, standard)] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sanjak — ♦ An Ottoman province, a subdivision of a beglerbeglik. (Fine, John V.A. Jr. The Late Medieval Balkans, 626) …   Medieval glossary

  • sanjak — san·jak …   English syllables

  • sanjak — sanˈjak, ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: earlier sangiac, from Turkish sancàk, literally, flag, standard : a district or subdivision of a vilayet compare mutessarif …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sanjak of Albania — sanjak of the Ottoman Empire …   Wikipedia

  • Sanjak de Smederevo — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Sanjak de Smederevo (Pashaluk de Belgrado) en 1791 El Sanjak de Smederevo Serbio: Smederevski sandžak o Смедеревски санџак, Turco: Semendire Sancağı), también conocido como el Bajalato de Belgrado, fue una unión… …   Wikipedia Español

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