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khedive


khedive


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Khedive  \Khe`dive"\,  n.  [F.  kh['e]dive,  Pers.  khediw  a  prince.] 
  A  governor  or  viceroy;  --  a  title  granted  in  1867  by  the 
  sultan  of  Turkey  to  the  ruler  of  Egypt.