Dey meaning

Used formerly as the title of the governor of Algiers before the French conquest in 1830.
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Used formerly as the title for rulers of the states of Tunis and Tripoli.
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Used formerly as the title of the governor of Algiers before the French conquest in 1830.
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Used formerly as the title for rulers of the states of Tunis and Tripoli.
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The former title of the governor of Algiers.
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A pasha in the former Barbary States of Tunis and Tripoli.
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The tenth solar month of the Persian calendar.
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Origin of dey

  • French from Turkish dayı maternal uncle, protector, dey from Old Turkic tağāy maternal uncle
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • French from Turkish dayı maternal uncle, protector, dey from Old Turkic tağāy maternal uncle
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Persian دی.
    From Wiktionary