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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Originally, a lord of a subah or province; hence, a local commandant or chief officer.
  • noun The chief native officer of a company of sepoys.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun India A viceroy; a governor of a subah; also, a native captain in the British native army.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of subadar.

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