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- n. A province or district.
- n. The Government, the State.
- n. A native house servant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See sircar.
The arrficers the sirkar sent us are men of faith who have made no trouble with our women.
And the sirkar said at once that there was both cholera and bubonic plague, and he must go home!
And I have never neglected to tell the sirkar sufficient of what men have told me, to keep the sirkar pleased with me!
"But I heard say that the sirkar has offered pardons to all deserters who return."
No sirkar ever doubted less than she, and the suggestions in King's little homily did not please her.
"D'you know, Princess, what has kept the sirkar from really believing in Khinjan Caves?"
A million dynamite bombs was a big haul for the sirkar!
The sirkar sent him to see me dance, and he stayed to hear me talk.
If he had been done to death in the Khyber, the sirkar would have known it in a matter of hours.
The sirkar knows how much of everything goes up the Khyber.
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