from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of zamindar.
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- n. Alternative spelling of zamindar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as zamindar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Originally, one of a class of farmers of the revenue from land held in common by its cultivators, established by the Mogul government of India, every one in a specially assigned tract or district; now, in many provinces, a native landlord, regarded as a successor of the preceding, and similarly responsible for the land-tax, who under British regulations has become the actual proprietor of the soil under his jurisdiction, often with right of primogeniture.
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