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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ban’at.
 
A territory under a ban (lord), from the Illyrican word bojan, a lord. The Turks gave this title to the lords of frontier provinces—e.g. the Banat of Croatia, which now forms part of the kingdom of Hungary.   1
 


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