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an interpreter and guide in the Near East

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In 2014, the author purchased a scrapbook containing testimonials, letters, and photos in English, German, and Arabic by Solomon Negima, a dragoman (interpreter and tourist guide) based in Palestine from 1885 to 1905.
"We have been in discussion with Dragoman and will be offering an alternative holiday of the same value," a Lonely Planet Magazine spokesperson said.
Art Gallery Papillon [12 Dragoman Str., Open 10am-7pm; tel.
This 16-day trip is organised by the UK-based adventure specialist Dragoman, in association with Andina Travels for Pound 1,070 (Rs 76,109) (exclusive of airfares) per person.
They learned to cope with a thieving dragoman, with feckless natives and with health-threatening foods.
No-one can compete with a consul in the market except another consul His dragoman [interpreter] is in much the same position as a solicitor of a small county town in England.
In The White King (2008), Gyorgy Dragoman bases the setting for eleven-year-old Djata's upbringing on the repressive Romania of Dragoman's youth.
Speaking ahead of Thursday's gig at Edinburgh Castle, Le Bon, 50, said: "The show was called Dragoman. It was rubbish but it was fun.
Dragoman (National Institute of Research and Development in Micron Technology, Romania) and Dragoman (physics, U.
Finnish consulting and engineering group Poyry Plc (OMX Helsinki:POY) said on Wednesday (27 August) that it has been awarded two engineering contracts by the Ministry of Transport of Bulgaria for technical assistance for the modernisation of the railway line along the Sofia - Dragoman and Sofia - Pernik - Radomir sections in Bulgaria.
The spectre of communism looms large over this haunting, emotional short-story novel by award-winning Hungarian writer Gyorgy Dragoman.
Dragoman's exploration of the period through Djata's eyes gives the book a freshness, a sometimes surreal optimism which contrasts starkly with the brutality around him.
Around him were arrayed a famiglia of some tens of secretaries, cipherists, guards, spies, housekeepers, and dragomans. The latter were generally Ottoman subjects despite attempts to Venetianize the service by training new generations of giovani di lingua: inherited from the Greek, Arabic, Aramaic, and even Akkadian, the term dragoman designated the interpreter every bailo needed in this multilingual setting.
The driver, Mencken reports, is "a Soudanese Negro who had been a dragoman in Cairo and spoke very fair English." This driver "pointed out the places of interest along the road.