noun su·bah·dar \ˌsü-bə-ˈdär\

Definition of SUBAHDAR

:  a governor of a province
:  the chief Indian officer of a company of Indian troops in the British army of India

Variants of SUBAHDAR

su·bah·dar or su·ba·dar \ˌsü-bə-ˈdär\

Origin of SUBAHDAR

Hindi & Urdu sūbadār, sūbedār, from Persian ṣūbadār, from ṣūba province (from Arabic) + -dār one holding
First Known Use: 1698


Next Word in the Dictionary: subahdaryPrevious Word in the Dictionary: subahAll Words Near: subahdar
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears