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

Definition of nizam

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


play \ni-ˈzä-ˌmāt, nī-ˈza-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of nizam

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

First Known Use: 1769

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