subahdar


su·bah·dar

noun \ˌsü-bə-ˈdär\

Definition of SUBAHDAR

1
:  a governor of a province
2
:  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

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