Valide Sultan  

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Valide Sultan (or Sultan Valide) (literally "Mother Sultan") was the title held by the mother of a ruling Sultan in the Ottoman Empire. The title is sometimes translated as Queen Mother, although the position of Valide Sultan was quite different.

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