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  1. Subahdar

    Subahdar was one of the designations of a governor of a Subah during the Mughal era of India who was alternately designated as Sahib-i-Subah or Nazim. The word, Subahdar is of Persian origin The Subahdar was the head of the Mughal provincial administration. He was assisted by the provincial Diwan, Bakshi, Faujdar, Kotwal, Qazi, Sadr, Waqa-i-Navis, Qanungo and Patwari. The Subahdars were normally appointed from the Mughal princes or the officers holding the highest mansabs.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Subahdar

    sōō′ba-där, n. under the Mogul government, the title of the governor of a province (Su′bah): now a native officer ranking as a captain under European officers.—n. Su′bahdary, the office or jurisdiction of such.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Subahdar

    a title given to governors of provinces in the times of the Mogul dynasty, now bestowed upon native officers in the Indian army holding rank equivalent to an English captaincy.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subahdar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subahdar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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