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sultan

noun sul·tan \ˈsəl-tən\

: a king or ruler of a Muslim state or country

Full Definition of SULTAN

:  a king or sovereign especially of a Muslim state
sul·tan·ic \ˌsəl-ˈta-nik\ adjective
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Origin of SULTAN

Middle French, from Arabic sulṭān
First Known Use: 1555
SULTANIC Defined for Kids

sultan

noun sul·tan \ˈsəl-tən\

Definition of SULTAN for Kids

:  a ruler especially of a Muslim state

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