zamindari

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

Definition of zamindari

plural

zamindaris

or

zamindaries

  1. 1 :  the system of landholding and revenue collection by zamindars

  2. 2 :  the land held or administered by a zamindar

Variants of zamindari

or

zemindary

Origin and Etymology of zamindari

Hindi & Urdu zamīndārī, from Persian, from zamīndār


First Known Use: 1757

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