diwan

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diwan

(dɪˈwɑːn)
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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a variant of dewan, divan2, divan3, divan4, divan5
2. (Historical Terms) a variant of dewan, divan2, divan3, divan4, divan5
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Noun1.diwan - a Muslim council of state
privy council - an advisory council to a ruler (especially to the British Crown)
2.diwan - a collection of Persian or Arabic poems (usually by one author)
anthology - a collection of selected literary passages
3.diwan - a Muslim council chamber or law court
boardroom, council chamber - a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)
chamber - a room where a judge transacts business
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The priests knew what had happened, and the people guessed; but India is the one place in the world where a man can do as he pleases and nobody asks why; and the fact that Dewan Sir Purun Dass, K.
Residents say they bought land from the Dewans of Pakpattan, the caretakers of the shrine, under an Punjab Revenue Department agreement signed in 1986, which the court declared illegal in 2015 and barred them from further selling or transferring of their property without the permission of the Auqaf Department.
Residents say they bought land from the Dewans after Partition through the Revenue Department since Partition and have been issued ownership deeds called 'Farad'.