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 (nĭ-zäm′, -zăm′, nī-)
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.]
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(Military) (formerly) a Turkish regular soldier
[C18: ultimately from Arabic nizām order, arrangement]


the title of the ruler of Hyderabad, India, from 1724 to 1948
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(nɪˈzɑm, -ˈzæm, naɪ-)

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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Not far off rose Ellora, with its graceful pagodas, and the famous Aurungabad, capital of the ferocious Aureng-Zeb, now the chief town of one of the detached provinces of the kingdom of the Nizam. It was thereabouts that Feringhea, the Thuggee chief, king of the stranglers, held his sway.
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A silent witness to history, the 'Jewels of India: The Nizam's Jewellery Collection' is on display at New Delhi's National Museum.
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And it's understandable why the art of S M Nizam Uddin, a Bangladesh national, takes the shape of mandalas, which are symbolic to the idea that he wishes to portray - the complexity within the circular designs unified by a centre is meant to represent the universe.
Umair Nizam, Vice President, E-Commerce Gateway, Pakistan said that this year over 600 international and domestic IT brands will be presented at the exhibition.
What Mubeen Mohammad and his associate Mohammad Ghouse Pasha, the two masterminds behind the high-profile Nizam Museum theft case, did next was eat like a monarch.
Police nabbed the thieves who stole valuable antique items including a gold tiffin box worth millions last week from the Nizam's Museum in Hyderabad, India.
Navy coach Nizam Khan and Pakistan Cricket Club's Zaman's first club coach Azam Khan played a pivotal part in grooming and developing his talent and it was under their guidance and mentorship that Zaman learnt to perfect his batting.