subahdar

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noun su·bah·dar \ ˌsü-bə-ˈdär \
variants: or subadar

Definition of subahdar

1 :a governor of a province
2 :the chief Indian officer of a company of Indian troops in the British army of India

Origin and Etymology of subahdar

Hindi & Urdu sūbadār, sūbedār, from Persian ṣūbadār, from ṣūba province (from Arabic) + -dār one holding


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