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  • n. Plural form of nawab.

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Examples

  • Patrick Barta/The Wall Street Journal These noblemen, called nawabs, left a legacy of courtly manners, poetry and fine cuisine.

    One of India's Crumbling Utopias

  • Over a country like India, broken up into many sections by physical features, climate, industries, and language, the Mohammedan conquerors, -- the "Great Mogul" and his viceroys, called nawabs,

    A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.

  • India's new nawabs and maharajas are the 50 or so political families the Karunanidhi family in TN and the Pawar family in Maharashtra as well as the Nehru family at the centre readily come to mind who have turned politics into a family business and helped themselves to billions of tax-payer dollars and claim first-dibs on any new economic opportunity that presents itself by controlling licenses, clearances etc..

    Arundhati Roy: India's bold and brilliant daughter

  • The glorious past of the city, from where the nawabs of Awadh once ruled before being deposed by the British, is evident everywhere.

    Gandhi clan scours India's largest state for votes among Muslims and outcast

  • The Mewars were one of 565 princely (or rajput) states headed by maharanas, maharajas, nawabs and others for a few thousand years up until India achieved independence in 1947.

    Perry Garfinkel: The Raja's Rules: Timeless Continuity Tips from the World's Oldest Family Business

  • Contrary to the hohallah that animal rights activists create aka the dharnas and demonstrations for the caged critters making a case for their right to freedom worldwide, in the city of nawabs the movement that is gaining grounds is by the people for the animals and that too silently! '

    Cause with a 'Wild' Twist

  • Contrary to the hohallah that animal rights activists create aka the dharnas and demonstrations for the caged critters making a case for their right to freedom worldwide, in the city of nawabs the movement that is gaining grounds is by the people for the animals and that too silently!

    Cause with a 'Wild' Twist

  • The city is famous as a center of high culture dating to the 1700s and 1800s, when it was ruled by a group of extravagant Persian noblemen known as nawabs.

    Megacities Threaten to Choke India

  • According to local legend, the nawabs asked laborers to dismantle parts of the building at night to prolong the construction project and continue providing jobs to the people.

    One of India's Crumbling Utopias

  • D but wud like to refere lucknowi cuisine for the month of december..... lucknow is rich in taste and is called the food of nawabs.... if that hasnt been held earlier we can have a lucknowi cuisine rt?

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