Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The district of a collector; a collectorship; specifically, an administrative district, or zillah, of British India under the jurisdiction of a collector. See collector, 4.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The district of a collector of customs; a collectorship.
- collector + -ate (Wiktionary)
“The above explicit mention of a wish to keep the "religious" distinct from matters of the collectorate is only the most obvious example.”
“Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party shout slogans outside the Rangareddy district collectorate during a protest against price hike of essential commodities in Hyderabad, India, January 25, 2010.”
“Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party shout slogans outside the Rangareddy district collectorate during a protest against price hike of essential commodities in Hyderabad, India, January 25, 2010.”
“Delivering a special address at a seminar on ‘Recharging of wells and ground water augmentation scheme’ held at the collectorate here on Wednesday evening, he said that the main objective of the scheme was to recharge existing dug wells using rainfall from agricultural fields to improve groundwater table in affected areas.”
“The bodies are still lying in front of the collectorate.”
“The programme would be organised till December 29 and the party activists would mob the collectorate on December 30, Ranga Rao said.”
“Note to the Government warning it of the necessity for immediately securing the removal of the obstruction to the traffic and to the operations of the foreign collectorate.”
“Wu-Pei-Fu [the Liberal military leader] has installed himself in the collectorate at Hankow, and is endeavouring to appropriate the receipts for his powerful master.”
“It comprises the whole collectorate of South Canara, and a portion of Malabar from”
“In the collectorate of Bellary dolmens and other monuments to the number of 2129 have been recorded.”
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