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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A person of high rank or importance.
From Turkish pasa, from Persian padshah, from pati (master) + shah (king). Pasha was used as a title of high-ranking officials in the Ottoman Empire. Earliest documented use: 1648.
“It’s more than just his achievements that give Jason Epstein such an aura of authority. He is a pasha of publishing.”
Mark Feeney; Prophet of Publishing; Boston Globe (Massachusetts); Jan 16, 2001.
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