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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]

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  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 EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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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