tahsil

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noun tah·sil \tä-ˈsēl\

Definition of tahsil

  1. :  a district administration or revenue subdivision in India

Origin and Etymology of tahsil

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


First Known Use: 1846

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