What does the word pasha mean?

Usage examples for pasha

  1. When with the army he lived like a pasha; he smoked, was almost constantly in bed, and gave himself up to the pleasures of the table. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. The Pasha Pertao was invited to dinner by the governor of Edren, Emin Pasha: when the meal was over, black coffee was brought, and he was told that the sultan commanded him to take poison in it. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  3. Through the bankers of Antwerp a French king might borrow money of a Turkish pasha. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes