noun, often capitalized
variants: or sirkar or less commonly circar \ ˈsərˌkär , (ˌ)sərˈk-​ \
plural -s

Definition of sircar

1 : a district or province in India under the Mogul empire
2 India
a : the supreme authority : government
b : master used also as a title of respect
3 Bengal
a : a domestic servant having the functions of a steward

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History and Etymology for sircar

Hindi sarkār, from Persian

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“Sircar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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