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sultan in Officials topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsultansul‧tan /ˈsʌltən/ noun [countable]  PGOa ruler in some Muslim countries
Examples from the Corpus
sultanIt's a little rich coming from the former sultan of sleaze.All the kingdom celebrated their return, and the sultan welcomed them with ten days of feasting.The Treaty of Adrianople, signed in September 1829, required the sultan to implement the Convention within a month.At first the rebels appealed to the sultan, whose authority they claimed to be upholding against the janissaries.Throughout 1815 MiloÜ maintained that his quarrel was with the oppressive regime of Süleiman Pasha and not with the sultan.The sultan agreed and gave Scheherazade until dawn.The sultan was persuaded this time and agreed to the marriage.