noun bhu·mi·dar \¦bü-mē-¦där\

Definition of bhumidar




  1. :  a landholder having full title to his or her land

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Origin and Etymology of bhumidar

Hindi bhūmidār, from bhūmi earth, land (from Sanskrit) + dār holder (from Persian); akin to Sanskrit bhavati he is and to Sanskrit dhārayati he holds, possesses — more at be, firm

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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