daroga

noun
da·​ro·​ga
variants: or less commonly darogha \ dəˈrōgə \
plural -s

Definition of daroga

India
: a chief officer especially : the head of a police, customs, or excise station

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History and Etymology for daroga

Hindi daroga, from Persian dāroga

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“Daroga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/daroga. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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