pollam

noun
pol·​lam | \ ˈpäləm \
plural -s

Definition of pollam

: a district in India held in feudal tenure by a poligar

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History and Etymology for pollam

Tamil pāļaiyam, from Sanskrit pālayati he guards; probably akin to Sanskrit piparti he brings over, rescues

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“Pollam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pollam. Accessed 8 Apr. 2020.

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