noun (1)
ma·​hal | \ məˈhäl \
plural -s

Definition of mahal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 India
b : a private apartment or lodging
2a : a territorial division in India
b : a division of a farm or hunting preserve in India


noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of mahal (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for mahal

Noun (1)

Arabic maḥall place

Noun (2)

probably after Mahal, name of a fine grade of Persian carpet

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“Mahal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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