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aga1

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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːɡə
 
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noun

chiefly historical
(In Muslim countries, especially under the Ottoman Empire) a military commander or official.
Example sentences
  • The aga was also charged of controlling all the goods and passengers to embark since they needed the bey’s permission
  • Many of the exiled agas eventually found their ways back from Syria and took up their feudal roles, but they did not reclaim this village.
  • Wealthy Turkish Agas and Beys lived in the town as well.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Turkish ağa 'master, lord', from Mongolian aqa.

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Aga2

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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːɡə
 
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noun

British trademark
A type of heavy heat-retaining stove or range used for cooking and heating.
Example sentences
  • Also included in the sale is an Aga, oven, hob and fridge-freezer.
  • A traditional range such as an Aga is also an option if you have the space, as they can boil water as well as supply heat for cooking.
  • The impressive kitchen includes fitted maple units with an integrated dishwasher, a double oven and hob and an oil-fired Aga.

Origin

1930s: from the Swedish name (Svenskaa) A(ktiebolaget) Ga(sackumulator) 'Swedish Gas Accumulator Company', the original manufacturer.

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