nizam

noun
ni·​zam | \ni-ˈzäm, ˈnī-ˌzam, nī-ˈzam \

Definition of nizam 

: one of a line of sovereigns of Hyderabad, India, reigning from 1713 to 1950

Other Words from nizam

nizamate \ni-​ˈzä-​ˌmāt, nī-​ˈza-​ \ noun

First Known Use of nizam

1769, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nizam

Hindi & Urdu nizām, order, governor, ultimately from Arabic niḍhām

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