Associations to the word «Sultan»


SULTAN, noun. Originally, a secular office, formally subordinate to -, but de facto the power behind the throne of the (theoretically universal) caliph.
SULTAN, noun. A hereditary ruler in various Muslim states (sultanate), varying from petty principalities (as in Indonesia and in Yemen), often vassal of a greater ruler, to independent realms, such as Oman, Brunei, or an empire such as the Turkish Ottoman Empire.
SULTAN, noun. (card games) A variant of solitaire, played with two decks of cards.
SULTAN, noun. A breed of chicken originating in Turkey, kept primarily in gardens for ornamental reasons. See: sultan (chicken)
SULTAN, proper noun. A surname​.
SULTAN, proper noun. A glacier in Antarctica
SULTAN, proper noun. A village in Azerbaijan
SULTAN, proper noun. A coastal town in Libya
SULTAN, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Ontario
SULTAN, proper noun. A town, village and mountain range in Turkey
SULTAN, proper noun. A city and river in Washington

Dictionary definition

SULTAN, noun. The ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire).

Wise words

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