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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bey  \Bey\  (b[=a]),  n.  [See  {Beg}  a  bey.] 
  A  governor  of  a  province  or  district  in  the  Turkish 
  dominions;  also  in  some  places,  a  prince  or  nobleman;  a  beg; 
  as  the  bey  of  Tunis. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bey 
  n  1:  (formerly)  a  title  of  respect  for  a  man  in  Turkey  or  Egypt; 
  "he  introduced  me  to  Ahmet  Bey" 
  2:  the  governor  of  a  district  or  province  in  the  Ottoman  Empire 




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