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Line breaks: Phan|ariot
Pronunciation: /fəˈnarɪət/

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Definition of Phanariot in English:


A Greek official in Constantinople under the Ottoman Empire.


modern Greek phanariōtēs, from Phanar, chief Greek quarter of Istanbul, from Greek phanarion 'lighthouse' (one being situated in this area).

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