|n.||1.||An interpreter; - so called in the Levant and other parts of the East.|
|Noun||1.||dragoman - an interpreter and guide in the Near East; in the Ottoman Empire in the 18th and 19th centuries a translator of European languages for the Turkish and Arab authorities and most dragomans were Greek (many reached high positions in the government)|
DRAGOMAN. An interpreter employed in the east, and particularly at the
2. The Act of Congress of August 26, 1842, c. 201, s. 8, declares that it shall not be lawful for the president of the United States to allow a dragoman at Constantinople, a salary of more than two thousand five hundred dollars.