Definition of jagir
: a grant of the public revenues of a district in northern India or Pakistan to a person with power to collect and enjoy them and to administer the government in the district; also : the district so assigned, the revenue from it, or the tenure by which it is held — compare enam
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Origin and Etymology of jagir
Persian jāgīr, from jā place + -gīr keeping, holding (from giriftan to seize, hold)
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