tahsil

noun
tah·​sil | \ tä-ˈsēl How to pronounce tahsil (audio) \

Definition of tahsil

: a district administration or revenue subdivision in India

First Known Use of tahsil

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tahsil

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

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“Tahsil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tahsil. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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