noun ni·zam \ni-ˈzäm, ˈnī-ˌzam, nī-ˈ\

Definition of NIZAM

:  one of a line of sovereigns of Hyderabad, India, reigning from 1713 to 1950
ni·zam·ate \ni-ˈzä-ˌmāt, nī-ˈza-\ noun

Origin of NIZAM

Hindi & Urdu nizām, order, governor, ultimately from Arabic niḍhām
First Known Use: 1768


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