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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

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

  • noun Same as zamindar.

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

  • noun Alternative spelling of zamindar.

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