from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A village or district in India ruled over by a jaghirdar (mayor)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A village or district the government and revenues of which are assigned to some person, usually in consideration of some service to be rendered, esp. the maintenance of troops.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the East Indies, an assignment of the government share of the produce of a section of land to an individual, either for his personal behoof or for the support of a public establishment, particularly a military establishment.
From Persian جاگیر (jâgîr, "jaghir"). (Wiktionary)