zamindari

noun za·min·dari \ ˌza-mən-ˈdär-ē , ˌze- ; zə-ˌmēn- \
variants: or zemindary

Definition of zamindari

plural zamindaris or zamindaries
1 : the system of landholding and revenue collection by zamindars
2 : the land held or administered by a zamindar

Origin and Etymology of zamindari

Hindi & Urdu zamīndārī, from Persian, from zamīndār


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