Definitions for jaghir

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  1. jaghir(Noun)

    A village or district in India ruled over by a jaghirdar (mayor)

  2. Origin: From جاگیر.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jaghir(noun)

    a village or district the government and revenues of which are assigned to some person, usually in consideration of some service to be rendered, esp. the maintenance of troops

  2. Origin: [Per. jgr.]


  1. Jaghir

    A jaghir was a governance bestowed on Indian regional governors by their emperors. The jaghir composed of a smaller district within the empire, and was managed by the regional governor, or Jaghirdar.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jaghir

    revenue from land or the produce of it, assigned in India by the Government to an individual as a reward for some special service.

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