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Ni·zam

 (nĭ-zäm′, -zăm′, nī-)
n.
1. Used formerly as a title for rulers of Hyderabad, India.
2. The Turkish army, especially in the 1800s.

[Urdu nizām(-almulk), governor (of the empire), from Arabic niẓām, order, arrangement, from naẓama, to arrange; see nṯ̣m in Semitic roots.]

nizam

(naɪˈzæm)
n
(Military) (formerly) a Turkish regular soldier
[C18: ultimately from Arabic nizām order, arrangement]

Nizam

(nɪˈzɑːm)
n
the title of the ruler of Hyderabad, India, from 1724 to 1948

Ni•zam

(nɪˈzɑm, -ˈzæm, naɪ-)

n.
1. the title of the ruler of Hyderabad from the 18th century to 1950.
2. (l.c.) the Turkish army or any member of it.
[1595–1605; (definition 1) < Urdu Nizām-al-mulk governor of the realm; (definition 2) < Turkish nizamiye regular army; both < Arabic niẓām order, arrangement]
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The party was also itching to launch an aggressive campaign to brand KCR regime as pro-Muslim and anti-Hindu by highlighting the reservation bill and frequent statements of KCR praising the Nizams of Hyderabad.
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He said, referring to the Nizams who ruled the cash-rich state for almost 400 years, The erstwhile rulers of Telangana, whose capital is the famous Indian city of Hyderabad, had the best of ties with Saudi Arabia.
The erstwhile rulers of Telangana, whose capital is the famous Indian city of Hyderabad, had the best of ties with Saudi Arabia," he said, referring to the Nizams who ruled the cash-rich state for nearly 400 years.
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The Nizams used the wealth generated mainly from the emerald and diamond mines to build hospitals, universities and government buildings in addition to palaces and royal grave yards; all constitute today the city of Hydrabad historical buildings and define its fascinating unique Muslim architecture including Charminar at its centre, the Golconda fort, the Qutb Shahi Tombs and Mecca Masjid.
Summary: A weekend of indulgence in the lair of the Nizams, one of the richest dynasties the country.
The Nizams, at the top, were clearly in charge and the Samasthans as well as other jagirdars that collected rent and tax were ultimately forced to fall in line with a feudal order that established the Nizams as the highest echelon.