zillah

noun
zil·​lah | \ ˈzilə \
plural -s

Definition of zillah

: an administrative district or division in India

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History and Etymology for zillah

Hindi ẓilaʽ, ẓilʽ, from Arabic ḍilʽ rib, part

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“Zillah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zillah. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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