nawab

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na·wab

 (nə-wŏb′)
n.
See nabob.

nawab

(nəˈwɑːb)
n
(Historical Terms) (formerly) a Muslim ruling prince or powerful landowner in India. Also called: nabob
[C18: from Hindi nawwāb, from Arabic nuwwāb, plural of na'ib viceroy, governor]

na•wab

(nəˈwɒb, -ˈwɔb)

n.
a provincial governor in Mogul India.
[1750–60; < Urdu nawwāb < Arabic nuwwāb, pl. of nā'ib deputy, viceroy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nawab - a governor in India during the Mogul empirenawab - a governor in India during the Mogul empire
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
governor - the head of a state government
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