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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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ISLAMABAD -- President Pakistan Muslim League (Quaid-i-Azam) Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain Friday appointed Nawabzada Yousaf Khan Hoti as Central Vice President of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q).
ISLAMABAD -- President of Pakistan Muslim League Chaudhry Shujat Hussain has appointed Nawabzada Yousaf Khan Hoti as Central Vice President of Pakistan Muslim League.
PESHAWAR -- Terming May 30 Local Bodies election as one of the biggest fraud in the history, Nawabzada Fazal Karim Afridi rejected its results saying he would take legal action to get justice.
Police official Nawabzada Khan said the first of the two bombs struck an escort vehicle in the Lashora village of Jamrud tribal region in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
In this election some of the prominent candidates contesting key constituencies are Nawabzada Talal Akbar Bugti from the Jamhoori Watan Party on NA-259- Quetta against PPP's Mir Maqbool Ahmad Lehri and Pakistan Muslim League's Ruqaya Hashmi.
Nawabzada Aminullah Khan Raisani, ambassador of Pakistan to Oman, won the toss and elected to bat first.
However, former PPP Balochistan president Nawabzada Lashkari Raisani, Jamhoori Watan Party chief Nawabzada Talal Akbar Bugti, and PML-N leader General (r) Abdul Qadir Baloch have already announced boycotting of the APC.
Muscat, Oct 5 (ONA) Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal al-Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court received in his office here today Nawabzada Aminullah Khan Raisani, ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Sultanate.
Akhundzadeh Deputy Iranian foreign Minister also called on the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Nawabzada Malik Amad Khan and discussed on global, regional and key bilateral issues of mutual interest.
Ex provincial minister, Shoaib Nowsherwani and Nawabzada Jameel Akbar Bugti appeared in the court and also Advocate Sohail Rajput, counsel of Nawabzada Jamil Akbar Bugti, objected to exemption application Musharraf's advocate Akhtar Shah.
QUETTA -- Chief Minister of Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch and the provincial ministers visited Bugti House here on Tuesday to extend their condolences over the demise of Nawabzada Talal Akbar Bugti.
Bugti's son, Nawabzada Jamil Akbar Bugti, had nominated the former president and other highups of that time in the murder of his father.