What does the word khedive mean?

Usage examples for khedive

  1. The khedive was evidently powerless. – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  2. The correspondent of the Morning Post gives some very terse and exhaustive accounts of the railway system now extending through the Delta, and dwells upon the fact that the agricultural light railways- similar to the one mentioned earlier in these pages, made by the Khedive to his estates near Cairo- have been a distinct success, and he goes on to say that: The broad- gauge State railways of the Egyptian Delta may be roughly compared with the sticks of a fan. – The Khedive's Country by George Manville Fenn
  3. Hicks Pasha was appointed, on August 20, 1883, by the Khedive to command the expedition into that province. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose