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sanjak

[sahn-jak] /ˌsɑnˈdʒæk/
noun
1.
(in Turkey) one of the administrative districts into which a vilayet is divided.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; < Turkish sancak district (literally, flag, standard)
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sanjak

/ˈsændʒæk/
noun
1.
(in the Turkish Empire) a subdivision of a vilayet
Word Origin
C16: from Turkish sancàk, literally: a flag
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