Banat

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.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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