Sentence Examples

  • The city is divided into fourteen quarters, each presided over by a headman, and inhabited by separate sections of the community.
  • It is the residence of the Headman of the Griqua nation.
  • The new pasha of Belgrade appointed one Milosh Obrenovich headman of his own district, but a few years later Milosh raised a successful revolt, drove out the Turks, and re-established Servian semi-independence.
  • The kraal is under the immediate rule of its headman, who is a patriarch responsible for the good behaviour of all its members.
  • Over the headman, whose authority may extend to more than one kraal, is the tribal chief, and above the tribal chief was the king, whose authority is now exercised by a British commissioner.

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