dewan

noun
de·​wan | \ də̇ˈwän \
variants: or diwan
plural -s

Definition of dewan

India
: a chief officer: such as
a : a minister of finance under the former Muslim rule
b : the prime minister of an Indian state

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History and Etymology for dewan

Hindi dīwān, from Persian, account book

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“Dewan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dewan. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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