tah·​sil tä-ˈsēl How to pronounce tahsil (audio)
: a district administration or revenue subdivision in India

Word History


Hindi tahsīl & Urdu taḥṣīl, from Arabic taḥṣīl collection of revenue

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tahsil was in 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Tahsil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tahsil. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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