taluk

noun

ta·​luk
täˈlu̇k
variants or taluka or less commonly talooka
-kə
plural -s
1
: an hereditary estate in India
2
: a collectorate or administrative subdivision comprising an Indian revenue district

Word History

Etymology

Urdu taʽalluq estate, from Arabic

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“Taluk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taluk. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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