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dragoman

(in some Middle Eastern countries, esp formerly) a professional interpreter or guide
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The Greek ambassador from chapter twenty was definitely an Ottoman then, but what about the Frenchmen who turned Turk or dragoman from Cyprus?
From Khartoum to Jerusalem: The Dragoman Solomon Negima and His Clients (1885-1933)
For the next sixty years these 'floating palaces,' with their private cabins, and dining, smoking, and viewing salons, red-uniformed dragoman guides, and organized donkey excursions, carried the aristocratic, moneyed, and adventurous of international society of the time Using period photography, and colorful vintage posters and advertising material, "On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel" tells the story of the people, the places, and the boats, from pioneering Nile travelers like Amelia Edwards and Lucie Duff Gordon, through to famed later passengers, such as Rudyard Kipling, Arthur Conan Doyle, and, of course, Agatha Christie, whose staging of a death on the Nile only added to the allure.
Some terms like dragoman and voivoda are explained in depth, but others, such as caravansary, muezzin, and Janissary would serve better with more description.
He also earned PS50,000 as chairman of consultancy firm LEK's advisory board and PS27,500 as a retainer with Australian advisory firm Dragoman.
The Swedish Research Institute in ystanbul (SRI), located in the historic Dragoman House on the same grounds as the Consulate General of Sweden, was founded in 1962, and ever since has served a large number of Swedish and Nordic researchers in the humanities and social sciences studying Turkey, the Near East and Central Asia by organizing conferences and providing scholarships.
Gossip" of the Daily Sketch and "The Dragoman" of the Daily Express notice Patrick and Constance, and they are accepted as BYP.
Artist and designer Chris worked part-time and for the next four years used his new flexibility to also operate as a photographer for adventure travel company Dragoman.
together with the Grand Sacristan His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian and the Chief Dragoman the very Reverend Father
Dragoman (www.dragoman.com, 01728 861133) has a seven-night B&B break in a three star hotel with Sambadrome tickets for PS1,300pp with an option to take part in the samba parade.
They had a near monopoly on such high offices in the Ottoman bureaucracy as the governorship of the Romanian provinces of Wallachia and Moldavia and the post of the imperial dragoman (literally, "translator," but with wider duties and responsibilities).
The prize, which is being offered in conjunction with tour operator Dragoman.com, is worth more than 2,000 pounds.