[ UK /kˈɛdɪv/ ]
  1. one of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914
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How To Use Khedive In A Sentence

  • He was also, on the whole, for the Khedive on the grounds that at least he was the devil they knew.
  • Through the large windows where once the Khedive held high court, the sunshine blazed upon vistaed leagues of Desert. Four Weird Tales
  • His son Tawfik Pasha succeeded him as the Khedive of Egypt.
  • The whole 6,000 paraded in their battalions and marched past the Khedive and their country's flag.
  • The Cataract was opened in 1899 in a ceremony attended by Abbas Helmy, the Khedive of Egypt, as well as by British dignitaries such as a son of Queen Victoria, Winston Churchill and Lord and Lady Cromer.
  • The Khedive also supported academic journals, including one that aided the spread of science and scholarship among Egyptians.
  • On display are the royal trains of the Khedives and their magnificent carriages.
  • Three times she had changed her rigging and now sailed as a barkentine, bound for a speculative run to Manila for an overload of mahogany which the Khedive of Egypt required for a palace he was building. Hawaii
  • Indeed, the first stirrings of Egyptian nationalism took the form of a protest against the noxious, parasitical "Europeanism" of Khedive Ismail and his courtiers. The New World of Islam
  • He finally declared Egypt as an autonomous state under the Ottoman sovereignty, and started a dynasty of Khedives and Kings that lasted for over a century.
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