Definition of Capitan Pasha in English:

Capitan Pasha

noun

historical
  • (The title of) the chief admiral of the Ottoman fleet.

Origin

Late 16th century. In some forms from captain + bashaw, after post-classical Latin Capitan Bassa from Ottoman Turkish Kapudan Pāšā with remodelling of the first element after Italian capitano and post-classical Latin capitaneus.

Pronunciation

Capitan Pasha

/ˌkapɪtan ˈpaʃə/