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
First Known Use: 1681
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